Observation 145128: Macowanites Kalchbr.
When: 2013-09-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found amidst roots and rocks of Noble fir on west side of Larch Mountain, about 150 yards from parking area. Similar to Gymnomyces, but lacking columella and vestigial stipe.

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365794
Peridium of Macowanites. This may be a sp. nov.
365795
Immature Macowanites, with columella visible. Vestigial stipe just below cut.
365796
Slightly more mature Macowanites, with columella (pure white area).
365797
Another view of Macowanites peridium.
365798
Mostly mature Macowanites, with white columella (which is part of the gleba, but also part of the stem).
365799
Photo Macowanites1i is sectioned Macowanites, and shows what a mis-cut section not through the stipe. No columella visible, nor vestigial stem. Found about 20 of these on Sunday, and didn’t recognize them until I got them home, carefully cut them, and photographed them.
365800
Photo Macowanites1i is sectioned Macowanites, and shows what a mis-cut section not through the stipe. No columella visible, nor vestigial stem. Found about 20 of these on Sunday, and didn’t recognize them until I got them home, carefully cut them, and photographed them.
365801
Photo Macowanites1i is sectioned Macowanites, and shows what a mis-cut section not through the stipe. No columella visible, nor vestigial stem. Found about 20 of these on Sunday, and didn’t recognize them until I got them home, carefully cut them, and photographed them.
365802
Photo Macowanites1i is sectioned Macowanites, and shows what a mis-cut section not through the stipe. No columella visible, nor vestigial stem. Found about 20 of these on Sunday, and didn’t recognize them until I got them home, carefully cut them, and photographed them.

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Used references: NATS Field Guide To Se3lecdted North American Truffles and Truffle-like Fungi.

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