Scleroderma bovista


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Noun1.Scleroderma bovista - an earthball with a peridium that is firm dry and smooth when young but developing cracks when mature; pale orange-yellow when young and reddish brown at maturity
genus Scleroderma, Scleroderma - genus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies: false truffles
earthball, hard-skinned puffball, puffball, false truffle - any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
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Dos recentes estudos nas plantacoes de nogueira-peca do Rio Grande do Sul, tambem se observou que os fungos epigeos dos generos Astraeus sp., Scleroderma (Scleroderma bovista e Scleroderma verrucosum) e Pisolithus (Pisolithus arhizus) produzem frutificacoes apos periodos de elevada precipitacao pluviometrica, especialmente durante os meses de marco a setembro.
First record of Scleroderma bovista (Boletales, Sclerodermataceae) for Colombia
Por lo tanto, el objetivo de este estudio es reportar por primera vez a Scleroderma bovista Fr., para Colombia, un nuevo representante del grupo que se desarrolla en la zona urbana de la ciudad de Bogota.