Notes:
Fruiting beneath Douglas fir, Ponderosa pine and vine maple.

Elevation: 1700ft.

Temp: mid 60’s.

Note: This species underwent many color variations while drying in the sun(which I recorded in multiple images below).

Odor: not distict, nutty somewhat(altho these were in a bag with Morchella and B. Rex-veris.

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Images

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Note the dark brown, almost black spore mass-fading to chocolate brown when dry. Color change of gleba to deep reddish brown when drying.
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In situ- prior to center cut for spore context. Note Ponderosa pine cone.
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In situ- prior to center cut for spore context. Note Ponderosa pine cone.
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In situ- prior to center cut for spore context. Note Ponderosa pine cone.
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After drying for two days on the back patio. Deep almost purple red tones, roughened gleba(similar to Gautieria monticola when dry). Spore mass lighter, chocolate brown.
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After drying for two days on the back patio. Deep almost purple red tones, roughened gleba(similar to Gautieria monticola when dry). Spore mass lighter, chocolate brown.
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After drying for two days on the back patio. Deep almost purple red tones, roughened gleba(similar to Gautieria monticola when dry). Spore mass lighter, chocolate brown.

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