Observation 60401: Rhizopogon ochraceorubens A.H. Sm.
When: 2010-12-06
Who: BakerSt10
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Growing with Monterey Pine large cluster

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Nice Nest!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-12-08 03:02:37 CST (-0500)

For reasons still unknown to me, Rhizopogon often forms clumps or “nests” of closely-associated sporocarps. Considering the date of fruiting, I wonder if these clumps/nests are easier for deer and elk to find and consume?

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