MycoKey : the species Lycoperdon nigrescens

Generic short diagnoses: Typical puffballs with well developed subgleba (± ’stipitate’) and a well delimited, ± round opening; capillitium simple. Surface when young with granules or distinct spines, that in some species readily fall off leaving a distinct pattern or not.


Lycoperdon nigrescens - DK: sortagtig støvbold, UK: Dusky Puffball

Lycoperdon nigrescens , sortagtig støvbold, Dusky Puffball, mørk vorterøyksopp, mørk røksvamp, Schwærzender-Stæubling
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-03.271
Lycoperdon nigrescens , sortagtig støvbold, Dusky Puffball, mørk vorterøyksopp, mørk røksvamp, Schwærzender-Stæubling
closeup of young and old surface
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-03.271

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