Observation 100800: Tuber oregonense Trappe, Bonito & P. Rawl.

When: 2011-05-28

Collection location: Lewis and Clark State Park, Lewis Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Broken hypogeus clumps of an obviously larger nugget, found beneath young Douglas fir in one of the last lowland old growth forests left in WA state. These crumbled specimens were very pungent(garlic, gouda,wine scent) and were found in a “squirrel dig hole.” Reddish/brown spots on most chunks.

Temp: low 60’s.

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Used references: Diversity,Ecology, and Conservation of Truffle Fungi in Forests of the Pacific Northwest(Trappe, Molina,Luoma,Cazares, Pilz, Smith, Castellano, Miller, MJ Trappe pgs.100-101)
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest(Trudell pg. 298-299).

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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