Observation 145300: Rhizopogon atroviolaceus
When: 2013-09-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found alongside trail west of parking lot 200 yards. Associated mostly with Noble fir, but there were Western hemlock within 150 feet. Brown rhizomorphs, gleba white in youth, then yellowish-green, finally greenish-brown to greenish-gray. Four specimens were found in space of 1.5 square yards, most still hypogeous (one with dark brown exposed peridium).

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Whole sporocarp. Lots of soil adherring to sporocarp.
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Sporocarp after sectioning.
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After first section. Notice cream to yellowish gleba, with blue-staining areas.
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Sectioned sporocarp, with grayish-green gleba.
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Used references: NATS Field Guide To Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-like Fungi

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