MycoKey : the genus Rhizopogon

Generic short diagnoses: Mostly buff to brownish, sometimes reddening basidiomycete truffles, mainly in coniferous forests, with ± olivaceous gleba and ellipsoid to cylindrical, pale and smooth spores.

Species examples:
Rhizopogon obtextus
Rhizopogon roseolus
Rhizopogon vulgaris

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