Observation 50412: Tuber P. Micheli ex F.H. Wigg.

When: 2010-05-29

Collection location: Wawona Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

37.5205° -119.635°

Who: Tom Bruns (pogon)

Specimen available

In forest with incense cedar, ponderosa pine, and white fir. On litter. 1-4 spores per ascus, reticulate. Elevation: 1280 m
Collector: Tom Bruns, Identifier: Tom Bruns, Data entered by Sara Zlotnik

[admin – Tue Aug 17 14:06:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Yosemite National Park, Backside of Wawona Meadow’ to ‘Backside of Wawona Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, USA

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Definately Tuber.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-15 11:34:03 -05 (-0500)

Possibly T. puberulum. If sporocarps less than 1.5 inches in diameter, could also be T. californicum. T. californicum should have black spores, and nearly globose (or subglobose) sporocarps. Spore masses look black, but need to see microscopy.

Created: 2010-08-16 12:12:03 -05 (-0500)
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