Observation 62097: Elaphomyces Nees
When: 2010-08-08
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: With spores in peridium.
Used references: Field Guide to North American Truffles, by Trappe, Evans, and Trappe, c. 2005 by Ten Speed Press.

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My opinion: species novum.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-27 17:06:15 PDT (-0700)

The peridium on this Elaphomyces has a very thick peridium, which has abundant veination and spores. Also, the warted peridium is rather distinctive, and larger than most E. muricatus or E. granualtus species I’ve seen.

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