Observation 188085: Pisolithus Alb. & Schwein.
When: 2014-11-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Seemed to be associated with Eucalyptus sp., found next to a parking lot and hillside planted with decorative shrubs/trees.

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Recognized by sight
31% (3)
Recognized by sight: ochre colored spore mass distinguishes from P. marmoratus.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: small size plus bit of yellow visible at top of rooting stem.
Based on microscopic features: reticulate spores would confirm.

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By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-02-09 14:49:31 CST (-0600)

There is also at least P. croceorrhizus and probably more with Eucalyptus here. There’s so much variation within a fruiting and this is such a crappy specimen (sorry Kevin) that I would hesitate for a very long time before giving it an epithet.

this is an Australian sp.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-02-09 13:00:46 CST (-0600)

that was apparently introduced with eucalypts.

The name P. albus is an older name; IF indicates that it might not stick, by listing it in blue not green.

Deep details and a beautiful illustration of this sp. can be found in the lovely and informative book: “Fungi of Southern Australia,” by Bougher and Syme, on pgs. 122-123.

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