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Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd (Giant Puffball)

Date 7 October 2000
OS grid ref SU67
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 07/10/2000[E]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary at side of woodland path
Identification Notes: Capillitium: smooth, 2-5µm diam, branching at high angles, with circular pores 1-1.5µm diam, septate, no clamps, slightly expanded at joins.
Spores: round, 4-4.5µm diam, slightly rough under oil immersion.

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