Observation 65463: Alpova diplophloeus (Zeller & C.W.Dodge)Trapp & A.H. Sm

Growing under Alnus rubra.
UBC Coll.no: F16602

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lovely examples of a rarely pictured young stage of this truffle…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-04-12 20:32:40 CDT (-0500)

with its pale, tan peridium and dirty yellow, marbled interior. Contrast this with more mature specimens shown here:

The Trappe Truffle book shows Alpova diplophloeus at maturity. It also has a very nice description of young material like this.

“North American Truffles”, page 20.

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