Notes: Young specimen. What initially we thought could be a large truffle- was actually fruiting sub epogeusly beneath Western red cedar and Douglas fir. Most likely a young tuckahoe- all white and leathery before hardening and turning crusty brown… Herbarium specimen available in Olympia, WA.
Gleba thick, leathery. All white, with small rhizomatous filaments surrounding.
Interior-potato like, hard. Odor: pleasant, sweet, faintly fungaloid.
Temp: mid 50’s.
Elevation: Sea level.
Medicinal value of Tuckahoe-recent study in China:
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