Scleroderma cepa

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Scleroderma cepa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Sclerodermataceae
Genus: Scleroderma
Species: S. cepa
Binomial name
Scleroderma cepa
Pers.
Scleroderma cepa
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Mycological characteristics
glebal hymenium
no distinct cap
hymenium attachment is not applicable
lacks a stipe
spore print is purple-black
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: poisonous

Scleroderma cepa is an ectomycorrhizal fungus used as a soil inoculant in agriculture and horticulture.