Desert Truffles

Thomas O'Dell todell at
Mon Jul 17 12:37:50 EST 1995

Desert truffles, Terfezia and allies, are mycorrhizal with Helianthemum 
spp (Cistaceae) and probably other plants. There is some literature on 
this, but I dont have references handy. Not al ectomycorrhizal hosts are 
trees, or even woody plants, e.g. Kobresia myrosoides (Cyperaceae) is 
ectomycorrhizal and a sedge relative.

todell at

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