#043: Mushroom Morphology: Bird’s Nest Fungi

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  1. July 7, 2017

    […] that live in the water or produce spores inside closed fruiting bodies (like puffballs, bird’s nests, stinkhorns, etc.) generally cannot form ballistospores. Ballistospory occurs in both sexual spores […]

  2. January 26, 2018

    […] of this peridiole, field guides usually place S. stellatus with the bird’s nest fungi (see FFF#043). As the mushroom gets closer to releasing its spores, the peridiole grows to about 1.5mm in […]

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