iNaturalist Research Grade Observations
Catalog #: 2886894
Taxon: Scleroderma bovista Fr.
Family: Sclerodermataceae
Collector: johnsteel      
Date: 2016-04-04
Verbatim Date: 2016-04-04
Locality: New Zealand, Otago, Great King Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
-45.867125  170.509839
Georeference Remarks: GEODETIC_DATUM_ASSUMED_WGS84
Description: Original observation #2886894 (iNaturalist)
Occurrence Remarks: This keeps popping up every year at the base of an electricity street box and in a nearby yard. The only trees several metres away are an alder, a sweet chestnut and a silver birch. It has a tough skin. The spores are rounded, very spiky and with a reticulated surface.
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Rights Holder: © held by the observer (listed as 'Collector') at, with some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Record Id: f432dcea-e7d9-4a3c-b087-3bee1df48085
Occurrence ID (GUID):
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Ken-ichi Ueda (
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