Observation 9588: Leucangium carthusiana

When: 2002-11-14

Seen at: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Photo taken Nov. 14, 2002 at a Portland, Oregon mushroom wholesaler.Photo shows a variety of Leucangium carthusiana (Oregon Black truffles) purchased from wild harvesters. Photo also shows the wide variety in maturity for these truffles, from nearly pure white gleba (very immature) to nearly black (very mature). In my experience, maturity for this truffle does not seem to affect edibility much. I especially enjoy the younger form, when the aromatic components resemble coconut and chocolate. Think Mounds bar.

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