Observation 81221: Clathrus ruber P. Micheli ex Pers.

When: 2011-10-20

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

37.863121° -122.315618°

Who: EricaMagill

Specimen available

Small white, gelatinous brain-like eggs were found buried in the dirt of a flowerbed the Berkeley Marina. When cut in half, the eggs revealed a gelatinous interior.
-After a few days, the eggs began to ‘hatch’ into a pink basket-like mushroom that smelled foul and attracted many fruit flies.
-Dried specimen part of a personal collection temporarily being held at UC Berkeley

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