MycoKey : the species Battarrea phalloides

Generic short diagnoses: Phalloid gasteromycete with a dry, powdery gleba; resembles a giant Tulostoma with elaters in the gleba.


Battarrea phalloides - UK: Sandy Stiltball
young specimens with partly intact universal veil

Battarrea phalloides , Sandy Stiltball, Gallert-Stelzenstæubling
young specimens with partly intact universal veil
Illustration and © Fred Stevens
U.S.A., California, July of 2001
Battarrea phalloides , Sandy Stiltball, Gallert-Stelzenstæubling
Illustration and © Kees Bas
Hungary, 24.9.1978
Battarrea phalloides , Sandy Stiltball, Gallert-Stelzenstæubling
Illustration and © Kees Bas
Hungary, 24.9.1978
Battarrea phalloides , Sandy Stiltball, Gallert-Stelzenstæubling
old specimen spreading spores
Illustration and © Bert Brand
England, 4062
Battarrea phalloides , Sandy Stiltball, Gallert-Stelzenstæubling
setion of young fruitbody with universal veil
Illustration and © Michael Wood
U.S.A., California

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