Observation 13350: Tuber wheeleri
When: 2008-11-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is the largest specimen of T. wheeleri I have found to date. The interior gleba shows the pea-shaped structures which make this Tuber somewhat unique.

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-11-02 22:53:58 CST (-0500)

After 20 minutes or so inside a zip-lock bag, this truffle developed quite a pleasant aromatic signature similar to fresh-roasted nuts (walnuts? cashews?). I really wanted to sample it at that time, but had already reserved this specimen for herbarium purposes. (Oh, the things we truffle-hunters give up in the advancement of science.)

Created: 2008-11-01 19:55:31 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2008-11-01 19:55:31 CST (-0500)
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