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Wakefieldia macrospora (Hawker) Hawker (a false truffle)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Wakefieldia macrospora (a false truffle)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Wakefieldia macrospora (a false truffle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Hawker, L.E., 1951 I. A hypogaeous Gasteromycete, Sclerogaster macrosporus n.sp.

Wakefieldia macrospora 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

Wakefieldia macrospora is associated with:

fruitbody Fagus sylvatica - Beech (Fagales: Fagaceae) epigeous fruitbody is associated with UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in calcareous soil],
Hawker, L.E., 1951
fruitbody Fagus sylvatica - Beech (Fagales: Fagaceae) hypogeous (shallow) fruitbody is associated with UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in calcareous soil],
Hawker, L.E., 1951

There may be more taxa associated with Wakefieldia macrospora listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi

Associated with Wakefieldia macrospora:

Wakefieldia macrospora 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

Hawker, L.E., 1951 I. A hypogaeous Gasteromycete, Sclerogaster macrosporus n.sp.
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
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