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Mushroom

Tuber melanosporum Vittad. - Périgord Truffle

Description:

Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes Order: Pezizales Family: Tuberaceae

Habitat:

Found this mushroom in my front yard under my oak tree.

Notes:

Tuber melanosporum, the Périgord Black Truffle, grows in mycorrhizal relationship with the root systems of oak. Grows in late Summer through autumn.

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TNCC
Spotted by a stud ent at TNCC

Hampton, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2014
Submitted on Sep 6, 2014

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