Observation 50684: Rhizopogon Fr. & Nordholm

When: 2010-08-18

Collection location: Cranberry Lake, Westchester, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

No specimen available

I may be id’ing this totally off base. I just found this late today, and only photographed it at home with a flash. Ive never seen this in 10 years, nor are they listed on the east coast. Any ideas?

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quick ID trick for truffles…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-01 16:06:29 PDT (-0700)

Rhizopogon sp. bounce like balls when you drop them onto a hard surface.

oh well
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-08-22 07:31:48 PDT (-0700)

then you miss out on all my fabulous pictures…

Ron has posted some stuff (he has some good pictures…) I don’t remember if any other MO posters were there…

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-08-22 07:23:42 PDT (-0700)

Sorry i dont have a facebook!

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-08-22 07:21:52 PDT (-0700)

no, not here…. unless it’s a crappy picture.

will put some stuff on my Facebook.

Thanks for the ID… are you
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-08-22 07:15:12 PDT (-0700)

going to be posting stuff from your trip to colorado?

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-08-22 07:11:48 PDT (-0700)

are very common in the northeast in sandy pine forest but rarely collected. R. roseolus is the one I usually see on Cape Cod with Pitch Pine

ever see these?
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-08-22 07:05:40 PDT (-0700)

NEMF had this on their checklist only once in the last 12 years… do you see it around noah? Possibly species roseolus. Please disreguard comments below.

Need more information, please.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-08-21 10:22:51 PDT (-0700)

Do you remember what trees are shrubs were nearby, especially those closest to where you found this? I don’t think this is Rhizopogon. It might be Martellia (now mostly Gymnomyces) or other erumpent usually hypogeous fungi. I think Scleroderma can be ruled out because the visible peridium is too thin. A closer look at the interior would help: I can’t tell whether the material is chambered (loculate) or not.

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