Observation 160107: Rhizopogon Fr. & Nordholm

When: 2014-01-20

Seen at: SOMA Camp, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: George Riner (mycogeo)

No specimen available


Photo Tag# SOMA2014-0114

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Recognized by sight: Looks to have been found in sand. If associated with two-needle pine, it would be a match. If with 3-needle pine, …
Used references: NATS Field Guide To Selelcted North American Truffles and Truffle-like Fungi.

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If found in sandy soil with two-needle pine
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-08-01 09:09:48 PDT (-0700)

then Rhizopogon occidentalis likely. Would have liked to see the gleba (interior) too, but it is what it is. Lots of rhizomorphs on this one, and many stem from an apparent base.

Created: 2014-02-20 20:25:12 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2014-08-01 09:12:31 PDT (-0700)
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