Observation 222206: Rhizopogon salebrosus A.H. Sm.
When: 2015-11-08
No herbarium specimen
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56% (1)
Recognized by sight: Exterior of peridium has multiple rhizomorphs.
Used references: Field Guide to North American Truffles
84% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: NATS Field Guide To Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-like Frungi

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NATS Field Guide
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-08 18:36:42 PST (-0800)

says of this fungus: "Peridium initially white, some becoming brownish from an overlay of brown fibrils, thick, fibrous-felty. Gleba initially white, at maturity brown to olive brown; odor and taste mild.

So like most Rhizopogons, this is edible (provided it doesn’t stain blue or red), like the related Suillus, Boletus, Chalciporus, etc.

Created: 2015-11-08 18:19:29 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2015-11-08 18:33:41 PST (-0800)
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