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Tuber melanosporum Vittad. - Périgord Truffle
Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes Order: Pezizales Family: Tuberaceae
Found this mushroom in my front yard under my oak tree.
Tuber melanosporum, the Périgord Black Truffle, grows in mycorrhizal relationship with the root systems of oak. Grows in late Summer through autumn.