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Dead Man's Foot

Pisolithus tinctorius

Description:

Spotted in Costa Mesa, under an eucalyptus tree. A basidiomycota fungus.



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5 Comments

Seema
Seema 10 months ago

thank u for the info, Orbea....u r right..identifying fungi is so tricky job..

orbea
orbea 10 months ago

Hi Seema, do you mean Pitholithus with that common name? It can be sometimes hard to tell which common name refers to which species as most fungi do not have one. And this is why a cross section would help so much. :)

Seema
Seema 10 months ago

Hi Orbea....I think its dead man's foot fungus...

orbea
orbea 10 months ago

Please make a cross section next time, I would guess Scleroderma.

Seema
Seema 2 years ago

Please suggest an identity for this fungi.

Irvine, California, USA

Lat: 33.72, Long: -117.79

Spotted on Jan 31, 2012
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012

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