Observation 79237: Fungi Bartl.

When: 2011-10-10

Collection location: Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: dttrang

Specimen available

found in loose dirt under an unidentified tree.

Reasons for ID:
-Cap enclosed by a membrane that ruptures around the periphery, exposing spore mass.
-Stalk is rigid, covered with fibers that peel off to form coarse, needle-like shaggy scales.
-volva is whitish and dirt-encrusted.

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Used references: Arora
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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-10-10 08:14:52 PDT (-0700)