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SCLERODERMATACEAE Corda (earthballs and dyeballs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Pisolithus (dyeballs)
Pisolithus capsulifer (Dyeball), eg: Pisolithus capsulifer (Dyeball) - Fruitbody - lain down
Genus 1 subtaxon 4 ident refs
Scleroderma Pers. (earthballs)
Scleroderma areolatum (Leopard Earthball), eg: Scleroderma areolatum (Leopard Earthball) - Side view - showing root Scleroderma bovista (Potato Earthball), eg: Scleroderma bovista (Potato Earthball) - Fruitbodies - young - dug up to show rhizomorphs Scleroderma citrinum (Common Earthball), eg: Scleroderma citrinum (Common Earthball) - Cluster of fruitbodies - upturned to show expanded base Scleroderma verrucosum (Scaly Earthball), eg: Scleroderma verrucosum (Scaly Earthball) - Spent fruitbody
Genus 5 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references to SCLERODERMATACEAE (earthballs and dyeballs)

SCLERODERMATACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
BOLETALES
(spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
Gasteromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi (via Sclerodermataceae) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 20 feeding and other relationships of SCLERODERMATACEAE (earthballs and dyeballs)

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