When: 2007-09-08

Collection location: Albany Co., Wyoming, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave (vertical)

No specimen available

I was shown how to find these by a Professional mushroom hunter that exported our findings to Japan.

Found in the Fox Park Area of Albany County Wyoming. Under Lodgepole pines in the needle duff. Almost subterranian.


This photo is of 3 Specimens at different stages of development.
Left is button stage. Middle is open showing annular ring and some staining on the gills. Right most mushroom shows the cap. Photo is in outdoor bright sunlight and colors are pretty accurate.

Proposed Names

-14% (4)
Recognized by sight: Pick these and enjoy them yearly
49% (3)
Recognized by sight: The American version of the Japanese matsutake.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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