BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Vascellum pratense (Pers.) Kreisel (Meadow Puffball)
||28 September 2004
|OS grid ref
||50° 30' N, 3° 50' W
||Vice County: South Devon, VC3, England
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|Stage or state
||15 old fruitbodies on and around old compost heap
||Mature gasterocarps without polygonal pattern.
Sterile base well developed, macroscopically cellular, with diaphragm towards outside.
Spores: globose, 2-3.5µm diam, almost smooth (a few small warts - far less than shown in Pegler et al), with short stubby apiculus.
Paracapillitium: thin-walled, septate, branched, 2.5-5µm wide