Observation 224216: Tuber japonicum H. Sasaki, A. Kinosh. & Nara
When: 2015-12-01
Who: lxjfx

Notes: Growing in the ground under Pinus densiflora

Asci: fusiform, having 2 spores
Spores: (34.54-)34.4-37.92(-39.33) x (33.55-)33.39-37.46(-39.17) µm Q:1.0-1.04 N:5 (excluding ornamentation), globose, pale olive brown, ornamented with a network of ridges

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Proposed Names

60% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Kinoshita, Akihiko, Hiromi Sasaki, and Kazuhide Nara. “Phylogeny and diversity of Japanese truffles (Tuber spp.) inferred from sequences of four nuclear loci.” Mycologia (2011): 10-138. http://www.mycologia.org/content/103/4/779.full
Based on microscopic features:
- Fewer spores per ascus
- Paler color of spores
- Irregularly networked ridges of spores
84% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references:
- Kinoshita A, et al., Two new truffle species, Tuber japonicum and Tuber flavidosporum spp. nov. found
from Japan, Mycoscience (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.myc.2016.06.006
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Good obs. ixjfx!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-12-01 13:28:48 CST (-0500)

Was unaware any Tubers had been found in Japan.

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