Observation 46015: Sarcodon Quél. ex P. Karst.
When: 2008-12-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Deep-rooting, tough, possibly mycorrhizal (tree species unknown). Only about the top 6 cm were above ground.

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we just found two
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-12 22:30:32 PDT (-0700)

in costa rica. one is fully weird looking, the other is pretty typically Sarcodon-ish

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-08-12 12:20:34 PDT (-0700)

As far as I’ve heard, this genus is pretty rare in that part of the world.
Terry Henkel’s and Cathy Aime’s Guyana group found one called S. pakaraimensis.

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