Observation 47345: Leucophleps spinospora Fogel


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:19:12 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Yosemite NP, Hwy 120 just east of park perimeter.’ to ‘Highway 120 just east of park perimeter, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

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45% (2)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: looks spot-on. waiting for white latex confirmation.
Used references: North American Truffles
Based on microscopic features: spores a good match.

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no bleeding…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-06-22 22:59:09 CDT (-0400)
OK, I pulled the dessicata outta the bag…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-06-22 22:32:55 CDT (-0400)

and smelled it.

it smells kinda like somebodies version of celery salt, altho maybe not mine. more to the point, celery salt is what Leucophelps spinispora puportedly smells like. that’s my next best guess.

when you cut it…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-06-22 22:25:31 CDT (-0400)

did it bleed a milky latex? the macro and micro and range fit…that milk will clinch it for me.

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