MycoKey : the genus Sphaerobolus

Generic short diagnoses: A shooting star! Super unique, small stellately splitting fruitbodies revealing a single dark ballistic peridiole that is shot far away towards the light by the inversion of one of several peridial layers after buildup of turgur pressure.


Species examples:
Sphaerobolus stellatus


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