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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Boletales: Rhizopogonaceae: Rhizopogon roseolus (Corda) Th.Fr.

Rhizopogon roseolus – blushing false truffle

Synonyms: Hysterangium clathroides, Hysterangium rubescens, Hysterangium vulgaris, Hysteromyces vulgaris, Melanogaster berkeleyanus, Rhizopogon luteolus, Rhizopogon luteorubescens, Rhizopogon provincialis, Rhizopogon rubescens, Rhizopogon sulphureus, Rhizopogon vittadinii, Rhizopogon vulgaris, Rhizopogon webbi, Splanchnomyces roseolus.

Common name: blushing false truffle.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Rhizopogon roseolus is an ectomycorrhizal fungus used as a soil inoculant in agriculture and horticulture. It is considered a delicacy in east Asia and Japan where it is traditionally known as shoro. Techniques for the commercial cultivation of this fungus in pine plantations have been developed and applied with successful results in Japan and New Zealand.

Catalan: Fetjó, Estonian: Punakas juurepähkel, German: Rötliche Wurzeltrüffel, Japanese: ショウロ, Polish: Piestrówka różowawa, Swedish: Rodnande hartryffel.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

<B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) mushroom on burnt ground in a pine forest on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-22.htm">April 22, 2018</A>
LinkRhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) mushroom on burnt ground in a pine forest on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, April 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Dissected mushroom <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-22.htm">April 22, 2018</A>
LinkDissected mushroom Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, April 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Mushroom <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-23.htm">September 23, 2018</A>
LinkMushroom Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False truffle mushrooms <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) beside pine roots on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-13.htm">October 13, 2018</A>
LinkFalse truffle mushrooms Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) beside pine roots on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, October 13, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Dissected false truffle mushrooms <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-13.htm">October 13, 2018</A>
LinkDissected false truffle mushrooms Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, October 13, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False truffle mushrooms <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkFalse truffle mushrooms Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Cross section of false truffle mushrooms <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkCross section of false truffle mushrooms Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Mushrooms <B>Rhizopogon roseolus</B> (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a deep ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-07.htm">December 7, 2019</A>
LinkMushrooms Rhizopogon roseolus (Rhizopogon rubescens) on mossy exposed soil in a deep ditch on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, December 7, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA

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