Scleroderma verrucosum identification

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Scleroderma verrucosum (Bull.) Pers. Braunwarziger Kartoffelbovist, Nyeles ?ltrifla, Scl?roderme verruqueux, Scaly Earthball. Fruit body 2.5?5cm across, subglobose often flattened on top, tapering into a long, thick stem-like base which is usually prominently ribbed, yellowish to brown covered in small brownish scales, the thin leathery wall breaking open irregularly above when mature. Gleba olive-brown. Spores dark brown, globose covered in spines or warts, 10?14um in diameter. Habitat on sandy soil in woods or heaths. Season summer to late autumn. Occasional. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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More info about Scleroderma verrucosum mushroom

Stem type:
Lateral
rudimentary or absent
Inedible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Other
Fungus colour:
Brown
Yellow
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
Location:
Europe
Braunwarziger Kartoffelbovist, Nyeles ?ltrifla, Scaly Earthball, Scl?roderme verruqueux
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Phallales
Family:
Sclerodermataceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:43:07

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