Observation 9613: Rhizopogon vinicolor A.H. Sm.

When: 2001-06-03

Collection location: Beavercreek, Clackamas Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

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Collection sent to OSU Herbarium. Associated with Douglas fir. This is one of the most common, if not the most common, truffle-like fungi submitted to NATS for identification. Vinicolor means wine-colored or wine-color staining. Notice the dark red-blue staining near the peridium, which can occur anywhere the sporocarp has been bruised.

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