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Fruiting body 2-10 cm tall, 2-5 cm broad, subglobose to pyriforme to elongated pyriforme with well developed pseudostipe, with an apical pore for spore dispersal at maturity; color white to pallid to pale brown; surface composed of conical, easily removing spines, 1-2 mm tall; spines white to pallid to pale brown, leaving white scars as they removed.
Pseudostipe 2-5 cm tall, 0.8-3.0 cm thick; spines and warts nearly absent; surface rugose and pitted.
Gleba white, firm; becoming soft and yellow, disintegrate to brown or dark brown spores powder at maturity.
Spores globose, smooth or fine striated; yellow-brown to olive-brown to dark brown.
Habitat Solitary, scattered, gregarious, to clustered on ground; fruiting from August to September.
Edibility Edible and good when flesh white. Used without preliminary boiling, in soup, fried, dried.
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- [2005-08-25 21:01]
Very good lighting, excellent composition, very nice colour.
Wow I am surprised this is had so few critique I can see no reason. Its a good sharp image with lighting that has bought out the spines well.