Name: Melanogaster Corda
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
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Rank: Genus
Status: Accepted
Name: Melanogaster
Author: Corda
Citation: in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl., 3 Abt. (Pilze Deutschl.) 3(11): 1 (1831)
Deprecated Synonym(s): Bulliardia Jungh., Argylium Wallr., Hyperrhiza Spreng., Uperhiza Bosc

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Paxillaceae

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yep, Melanogaster sp.
By: trappem (trappem)
2010-04-11 21:46:27 EDT (-0400)

I agree this is a Melanogaster truffle. The most common one is M. tuberiformis, although there are several other species that can only be distinguished by spore size.

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