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Sclerotinia tuberosa.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Anemonen-Becherling, Dumontinia tuberosa
Sclerotinia tuberosa Mushroom
Ref No: 8900
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Cup shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on plant material/manure

Sclerotinia tuberosa (Fr.) Fuckel. New syn. Dumontinia tuberosa Anemonen-Becherling. Cup 13cm across, initially deeply cup-shaped then expanding, inner surface tan to chestnut-brown, outer smooth and similarly coloured or paler. Stem up to 10cm long, smooth and brown. Asci 170 x 10. Spores smooth and elliptic, with one small oil drop at either end, 1217 x 69. Habitat arising from large black sclerotia on old tubers of Anemone or occasionally Ranunculus. Season early spring. Rare but probably often overlooked. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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alex konig (Netherlands) - 20 July 2012

Dumontinia tuberosa Parkstad limburg 2012
Sclerotinia tuberosa
alex konig (Netherlands) - 20 July 2012

Dumontinia tuberosa Parkstad limburg 2012
Sclerotinia tuberosa
alex konig (Netherlands) - 20 July 2012

Dumontinia tuberosa Parkstad limburg 2012
Sclerotinia tuberosa
alex konig (Netherlands) - 20 July 2012

Dumontinia tuberosa Parkstad limburg (nl) 2012
Sclerotinia tuberosa
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