When: 2006-08-12

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

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A five pound puppie was eating this Scleroderma. The dog regurgitated nine times and the vet administered charcoal. it is currently being monitored for liver enzyme levels and renal failure. Most of the fungus was not eaten and only some of the spore mass seems to be missing.

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The fruiting body was still immature when eaten by the puppie and had NOT opened up yet. The spores were in the process of changing color.
No reticulations were visible when focusing up and down through the spores. The spines were conical and some had curved tips

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