Observation 156701: Elaphomyces granulatus group
When: 2012-05-27
No herbarium specimen

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FS Collection #1157

Collected by Daniel Nicholson, specimen to be deposited in the SFSU herbarium.

Proposed Names

76% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified; Trappe, Evans and Trappe NATS Field Guide To Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-Like Fungi

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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There are some 30 species within Elaphomyces.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-27 20:15:59 PDT (-0700)

Trappe has lumped them together under E. granulatus group and E. muricatus group. E. muricatus group contains spoes scattered within the peridium; E. granulatus group does not. There is no comprehensive key to Elaphomyces that I am aware of, but many of the genera were collected by Alexander H. Smith, who called Elaphomyces the most common truffle of the Northern Hemisphere.

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