Name: Endogone flammicorona Trappe & Gerd.
Most Confident Observations:
Version: 2
Previous Version 

First person to use this name on MO: Daniel B. Wheeler
Editors: walt sturgeon

Observations of:

This Name (2)

This Taxon, other names (0)

This Taxon, any name (2)

Other Taxa, this name proposed (0)

Other Taxa, this taxon proposed (0)


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Endogone flammicorona

Author: Trappe & Gerd.

Citation: Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 59(3): 405 (1972)

Descriptions: [Create]
There are no descriptions for this name yet.


Add Comment
In general, true.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-12-13 17:46:15 CST (-0600)

In specific, E. flammicorona lacks any latex which is common in E. lactiflua. The peridium of E. flammicorona rapidly degrades in maturity, which also varies from E. lactiflua. NATS Field Guide to Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-Like Fungi notes for Endogone flammicorona: “…peridium thin and delicate in youth, collapsing by maturity; spores large enough to be easily seen with a hand lens.”

Also, the photos in NATS Field Guide clearly show the reddish gleba of mature spores in mass, compared to the golden-colored E. lactiflua spores.

spores key to ID
By: Darlene Southworth (SOUTHWORTH)
2011-12-13 16:12:07 CST (-0600)

to distinguish from E. lactiflua, you need to examine the spores.

Created: 2008-08-16 20:37:51 CDT (-0500) by Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
Last modified: 2013-01-25 15:13:14 CST (-0600) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Viewed: 248 times, last viewed: 2018-02-06 22:12:31 CST (-0600)
Show Log