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Synonyms for Calvatia

genus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores

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Calvatia cyathiformis (Bosc) Morgan; BPE, C, Me, PA, T (Blanco 57, Gomez 16, Guzman-Davalos 5702, Montiel 12, Toscano 71)
5 -- Graminoids 9 le, st, fl Graminoids 4 le, st, fl Lamiaceae: Thymus praecox Opiz 2 le, st, fl Thymus praecox Opiz 3 le, st, fl Thymus praecox Opiz 3 le, st, fl Thymus praecox Opiz 4 le Thymus praecox Opiz 5 le, fl Thymus praecox Opiz 5 -- Thymus praecox Opiz 5 -- Thymus praecox Opiz 6 le Thymus praecox Opiz 7 le, st, fl Thymus praecox Opiz 8 le, st, fl Lycoperdaceae: Calvatia cretacea 5 -- (Berk.) Lloyd (6) Lycopodiaceae: Huperzia selago auct.
IN 1973, Bellingham newsagent Frank Mattinson found a calvatia maxima - otherwise known as a giant puffball.
Antiproliferative and antimitogenic activities in a peptide from puffball mushroom Calvatia caelata.
Meadows and pastures may also be home to the enormous but edible Giant Puffballs (Calvatia gigantea or related species) which can weigh in at several pounds per mushroom!
Calvatia pachyderma (Peck) Morgan is Gastropila fragilis (L,v.) Homrich & Wright.
The giant puffball (Calvatia gigantea--also called Lycoperdom maximum)
Experts identified it as a giant puffball (calvatia gigantea).
Interaction of fungal spores with the lungs: distribution and retention of inhaled Calvatia excipuliformis spores.
Abstract: Calvatia sporocristata, Gasteromycetes, is described and illustrated as a new species.
The genus Calvatia was established by Fries in 1849 and it includes 35 species (Hawksworth et al.
Puffballs, known as calvatia gigantea by scientists, are rarely found in Scotland.
Two species of mushrooms were sampled in Kangerlussuaq: Leccinum rotundifoliae (Sing.) Smith, Thiers and Watle and Calvatia sp.
In Leccinum rotundifoliae the level was 50.4 Bq kg-1, while in Calvatia sp.