Observation 220499: Rhizopogon roseolus (Corda) Th. Fr.


Collector: unknown
On display at the OMS Fall Mycocamp

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According to Field Guide to North American Truffles,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-10-26 15:05:53 ACDT (+1030)

R. roseolus should have a peridium which bruises reddish. This appears to have a gleba which bruises reddish. The same source indicated R. occidentalis has yellow or orange rhizomorphs, which sometimes stain reddish where bruises or cut.

The differences between these species (and R. vulgaris) is why Alexander H. Smith once noted he had “…the largest unidentified collection of Rhizopogons…” ever.

Or R. occidentalis
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-10-26 07:42:57 ACDT (+1030)

If found in sandy soil under Lodgepole pine. Considering the location …

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