Observation 86497: Lycoperdon acuminatum Berk. & M.A. Curtis

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Steinke (John Steinke)

Specimen available

Growing on bark of large oak tree. This tree had just blown over but no longer among the living. If the tree would have been standing, the collection would have been over ten feet in the air.



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Used references: The Gasteromycetes of the Eastern U.S. and Canada by Coker and Couch

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More info. on L. acuminatum
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2012-01-24 07:38:41 PST (-0800)

Three mature specimens were found and collected at this site, two white specks, on the bark, being left behind. The range in diamiter for the collected specimens was 5mm to 6mm. The colors of the images are true to the specimens. This is my only collection of this species and it fits well with the descriptions by Coker and Couch and Minnie May Johnson’s Gasteromycetae of Ohio.

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