Observation 189460: Rhizopogon occidentalis Zeller & C.W. Dodge

When: 2014-11-24

Collection location: Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: aupanner

No specimen available

Identical in color and texture to expanding construction foam. Remarkable crunch when broken in half. Older, possibly waterlogged specimens were softer. Found under Monterey Pine near Live Oak.

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45% (2)
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: The yellow rhizomorphs (threads) on the peridium (outer shell) that stain or bruise red. Found with pine.
Used references: Trappe, Evans and Trappe Field Guide to North American Truffles

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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