Observation 14671: Rhizopogon villosulus Zeller
When: 2008-11-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is what an animal excavation looks like. To the right of the photo where an animal dug this 3-inch deep pit, was a cluster of Rhizopogon villosulus, one of many species that I cultivated at Paul Bishop’s. According to Trappe et al, animals do not dig for truffles unless they are mature.

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Used references: Field Guide to North American Truffles and many collections identified by Dr. James Trappe

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Created: 2008-11-27 21:08:47 PST (-0800)
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