Observation 80405: Schenella simplex T. Macbr.
When: 2011-10-21
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: found at the base of a young Doug Fir in a mixed conifer forest. already dug up by animal and partially chewed on one side. Exterior surface scaly, white with pink tones. When cut, revealed black, well developed gill structure.

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Mature gleba black to purplish-black.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-10-26 10:50:34 CEST (+0200)

Indicates Radiigera fuscogleba (hasn’t this has been renamed now?).

Schenella pityophilus spore mass would be brown with black delineating the periodioles.

Difficult to explain, but the photos in NATS Field Guide To Selected North American Truffles and Truffle-like Fungi have excellent photos which show much better than my explanation.

smells like creamed corn!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-10-25 06:49:38 CEST (+0200)

microscopy for this specimen here: http://mushroomobserver.org/80685?q=8S0y

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