Observation 222237: Radiigera Zeller
When: 2015-11-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found with Doug fir and Ponderosa Pine

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Field Guide to North American Truffles; NATS Field Guide to Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-like Fungi

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Thanks, E.G.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-09 21:21:50 MST (-0700)

That specimen is very large for a Radiigera, which is one reason I thought it might not be R. fuscogleba.

Elevation
By: Earl (EGLunceford)
2015-11-09 15:42:10 MST (-0700)

This specimen was found at an elevation of 3,670 feet according to my GPS.

According to NATS Field Guide,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-11-09 13:42:02 MST (-0700)

“Under Douglas-fir, pine, oak, poplar, and many other kinds of trees at low to moderate elevations and warm sites.” I don’t think “River of No Return” qualifies as “low to moderate elevations.” The capitate columella is easy to find near the center of the sporocarp; the rest of the columella is less easy to find as it is located on the flattened, underside of the sporocarp. There are many Radiigera species known on the West Coast, and especially at “moderate” to higher altitudes.

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