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Yellow False Truffle

Rhizopogon Luteolus


A somewhat spherical shaped fungus, it resembles a potato however is not nearly as firm. May give some resistance when squeezed but not too much. Cavity inside reveals a spongy interior with olive-brown 'powder'.


Embedded into the ground, into a good layer of composing leaf-litter of a variety of native trees, including banksia, allocasurina and melaleuca.

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Thats a great spotting Justin

jcdlad 7 years ago

I don't think it is edible! I was not game enough to try it!

Hi Justin,

What you wrote was cool. Is it edible though?

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on May 27, 2013

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