MycoKey : the genus Elaphomyces

Generic short diagnoses: Smooth to warty, buff, brownish or black, ± coriaceous ascomycete truffles with dark brown to black, mostly uniform gleba, sac-like asci and variouly ornamented, pale to dark brown, ± globose spores.

Species examples:
Elaphomyces aculeatus
Elaphomyces anthracinus
Elaphomyces granulatus
Elaphomyces maculatus
Elaphomyces muricatus
Elaphomyces striatosporus

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