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Bovistella Ohiensis

Bovistella Ohiensis

Peridium or Pouch - Globose or broadly obovoid, sometimes much depressed, wrinkled underneath, with thick cord-like base.

Bark or Outer Coat - Dense, floccose, or with soft warts or spines. White or greyish, drying to buff colour, and falling away.

Inner Coat - Smooth, shining, pale brown or yellowish surface.

Subgleba - Cup-shaped, broad, ample, occupying nearly one-half the peridium; long, persistent.

Spores and Capillitium - Loose, friable, clay colour. Threads free, short, twice branching, originating within the spore mass, and having no connection with the tissue of the inner coat.

Habitat - On ground in pastures and open woods.