Observation 61975: Thelephora Ehrh. ex Willd.
When: 2011-01-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 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)
2011-01-10 07:35:24 PST (-0800)

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)
2011-01-09 20:16:18 PST (-0800)

to see!

How easy
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2011-01-09 19:33:23 PST (-0800)

was that to spot amongst fir leaf litter?

Created: 2011-01-09 15:41:43 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2011-01-09 15:41:45 PST (-0800)
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