Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Discinaceae

Hydnotrya cubispora  (E.A. Bessey & B.E. Thomps.) Gilkey

Cubed Fold Truffle

A rare truffle, first recorded in Britain in 1975, with only a handful since. Almost entirely associated with the plantation tree Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis, as were these finds.

These collections are now at Kew, accessioned as K(M)189248

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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