It was found an inch or two underground. It is light and spongy.
[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:52 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Sespe Wilderness near Ojai, California’ to ‘Sespe Wilderness near Ojai, California, USA’
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are mycorrhizal, but usually with Glomus, which typically fruit as individual spores or clusters of spores in soil. This is much more than that. It most closely resembles immature Rhizopogon vinicolor. R. vinicolor should have vinaceous staining of the peridium, which I can’t see in the photos.
It was near some wild onions, but not near any trees. I can’t remember any specific shrubs, mostly just some wild grass.
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