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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Boletales: Rhizopogonaceae: Rhizopogon luteolus Fr. 1817

Rhizopogon luteolus – Yellow false truffle

Synonym: Rhizopogon induratus.

Common name: yellow false truffle.

Russian names: Rizopogon zheltovatyy, Kornevets zheltovatyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Rhizopogon luteolus is an ectomycorrhizal fungus used as a soil inoculant in agriculture and horticulture. It was deliberately introduced into Pinus radiata plantations in Western Australia after it was observed to improve tree growth.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Yellow false truffle fungus (<B>Rhizopogon luteolus</B>) on the site of old campfire in area of Lembolovo - Orekhovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-08.htm">August 8, 2017</A>
LinkYellow false truffle fungus (Rhizopogon luteolus) on the site of old campfire in area of Lembolovo - Orekhovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 8, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Куйвозовское сельское поселение

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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