1999. 70: 149-152.

NATS truffle and truffle-like fungi 8: Rhizopogon mengeisp. nov. (Boletaceae, Basidiomycota)

Allen, M.F.1, J.M. Trappe and T.R. Horton2

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Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
A new hypogeous fungal species associated with Adenostoma fasciculatumis described as Rhizopogon mengei. It differs from the related species, R. ventricisporus,in spore size and shape, lack of peridial staining where bruised and lack of peridial intracellular and encrusting pigment in KOH mounts. This is the first confirmed report of a Rhizopogonsp. associated with an angiosperm.

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