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Tuber oregonense
fall Oregon white truffle
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

T. oregonense has an opaque whitish to yellowish or olivaceous peridium that develops prominent reddish orange to cinnamon colors. The gleba initially is whitish, then becomes brownish with white marbling. The odor is complex and has been described as a mix of garlic, spices, cheese, and other, indescribable, components. It occurs from fall to late winter, principally with young, vigorously growing Douglas-firs.

Accepted Name:
Tuber oregonense Trappe, Bonito & P. Rawl.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Tuber oregonense in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Tuber oregonense photos.

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