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Calostoma Lutescens

Calostoma lutescens

Ball Or Peridium - Globular, with a thick, entangled, rooting base.

Outer Coat or Exoperidium - Dingy yellow, rupturing so as to form a ragged collar at the base, a thin cap on the summit, and small fragments between. The cap is marked on the under side with a vermilion star outlined with yellow.

Inner Coat or Endoperidium - Smooth, globular. Pale yellow.

Mouth - With several rays of a bright red colour.

Footstalk - Thick, of entangled strands finer than those of C. cinnabarinum. Stem long, yellowish green.

Spores - Globular, with protuberances.