BioInfo (UK)

Octaviania asterosperma Vittad. (Chalky False Truffle)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Octaviania asterosperma (Chalky False Truffle)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Octaviania asterosperma (Chalky False Truffle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Hobart, C., 2009 Three rarely recorded truffle species - or news from the underground

Octaviania asterosperma may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICOMYCETIDAE
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
BOLETALES
(spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
BOLETACEAE
(sponge cap toadstools)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Octaviania asterosperma is associated with:

fruitbody Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) epigeous or shallowly hypogeous fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in calcareous soil]

There may be more taxa associated with Octaviania asterosperma listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi

Associated with Octaviania asterosperma:

Octaviania asterosperma may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
BOLETACEAE
(sponge cap toadstools)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

2007 (Draft) Red Data List DD

References

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