Observation 61975: Thelephora Ehrh. ex Willd.

A terrestrial species of Thelophora growing mostly in Douglas-fir leaf litter under full-canopy Douglas-fir plantation. Note purplish coloration and pointed tips resembling spears, and clumping fruiting. Usually found in clusters of clumps, with upwards of 50 clumps in this cluster.

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If looking for truffles
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-01-11 04:35:24 NZDT (+1300)

not hard to see at all. About the same size as a pretty large truffle, so something my eye was already looking for. And at this time of the year, most of the leaf litter is still greenish.

I bet it was tough
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-01-10 17:16:18 NZDT (+1300)

to see!

How easy
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2011-01-10 16:33:23 NZDT (+1300)

was that to spot amongst fir leaf litter?

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