Observation 9327: Elaphomyces granulatus Fr.
When: 2005-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collection displayed at the 2005 Oregon Mycological Society Fall Mushroom Show, held at the World Forestry Center, Portland, OR. Elaphomyces granulatus has small clusters of spores inside the thick peridium; E. muricatus has no spores in the peridium. All other species of Elaphomyces require detailed examination of spores, sometimes requiring the use of a scanning electron microscope!

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Used references: Field Guide to North American Truffles; color photo packed of common truffles, created by the North American Truffling Society; Mushrooms Demystified.

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