Observation 9618: Tuber himalayensis

When: 2001-10-20

Seen at: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

I obtained this specimen from a local mushroom wholesaler, who imported it from China under the name Tuber himalayensis.

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It is easy to see why the French are worried someone might want to pass off this truffle as Tuber melanosporum.

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