MycoKey : the species Bovista nigrescens

Generic short diagnoses: Smallish, often ± globose puffballs with none or very limited and then compact sterile tissue, often a torn, irregular, smallish opening, no diaphragm and often with long sterigmal remnants on the spores and with highly branched to less branched (as in Lycoperdon), elastic capillitium.

Bovista nigrescens - DK: sortagtig bovist, UK: Brown Puffball

Bovista nigrescens , sortagtig bovist, Brown Puffball, stor eggrøyksopp, svartnande æggsvamp, Zwartwordende bovist, Boviste noircissant
Illustration and © Thomas Læssøe

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