MycoKey : the species Tuber aestivum

Generic short diagnoses: Smooth or warty, whitish, brownish or blackish, firm ascomycete truffles with marbled gleba, sac-like asci and large, globose to ellipsoid, reticulate or spiny, pale to dark brown spores.


Tuber aestivum - DK: sommer-trøffel, UK: Summer Truffle

Tuber aestivum , sommer-trøffel, Summer Truffle, sommertrøffel, sommartryffel, Sommer-Trüffel, Truffe d
Illustration and © Christian Lange
Denmark, JHP-00.395
Tuber aestivum , sommer-trøffel, Summer Truffle, sommertrøffel, sommartryffel, Sommer-Trüffel, Truffe d
Illustration and © Jan Vesterholt
Denmark, PH99-302
Tuber aestivum , sommer-trøffel, Summer Truffle, sommertrøffel, sommartryffel, Sommer-Trüffel, Truffe d
closeup of section
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-00.395
Tuber aestivum , sommer-trøffel, Summer Truffle, sommertrøffel, sommartryffel, Sommer-Trüffel, Truffe d
asci and spores
Illustration and © Christian Lange
Denmark, CL93-193

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