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Hymenogaster hessei Soehner (a truffle)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Hymenogaster hessei (a truffle)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Hymenogaster hessei (a truffle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Hawker, L.E., 1952 Hypogeous Fungi: II and III

Hymenogaster hessei may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
STROPHARIACEAE
(a family of toadstools)
Hymenogaster
(a genus of truffles)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Hymenogaster hessei is associated with:

fruitbody Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) hypogeous fruitbody is associated with Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in humic soil]
fruitbody Quercus - oaks (Fagales: Fagaceae) hypogeous fruitbody is associated with Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in humic soil]
fruitbody Pinopsida - conifers hypogeous fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in humic soil]
fruitbody Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) hypogeous fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in humic soil]

There may be more taxa associated with Hymenogaster hessei listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Hymenogaster hessei:

Hymenogaster hessei may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

2007 (Draft) Red Data List DD

References

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