FoQ – Truffles and other Underground Fungi

These fungi are usually found under the litter layer or just under the soil surface. They are typically a small ball or pebble-shaped fungus; some may have a small stem.


Photo: A collection of truffles. (© Megan Prance)

CribbeaCribbea turbinispora[.pdf]
DescomycesDescomyces albus[.pdf]
HydnagiumHydnagium carneum[.pdf]
SolioccassusSolioccasus polychromus[.pdf]
ZelleromycesZelleromyces sp. MP3[.pdf]