Definition of Scleroderma citrinum
1. Noun. An earthball fungus that is a dingy brownish yellow and a dark purplish interior; the peridium is covered with a pattern of small warts.
Group relationships: Genus Scleroderma, Scleroderma
Generic synonyms: Earthball, False Truffle, Hard-skinned Puffball, Puffball
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Literary usage of Scleroderma citrinum
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1. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"scleroderma citrinum Pers., Bolt. Fun., t. 116., and OUT fig. 1688., also grows on the roots. Amongst the fungi which grow on the ground under the shade of ..."