Tuber aztecorum

Coll. G1109
Coll. G1109
© G. Guevara

Tuber aztecorum Guevara, Bonito & Smith, MycoKeys, 30: 65 (2018).


Basionym Tuber aztecorum Guevara, Bonito & Smith, MycoKeys, 30: 65 (2018).

Diagnosis Tuber aztecorum is a sister species to T. castilloi, but T. castilloi differs by having larger spores, 27–63 × 20–40 μm, is without an irregular thickness to the cell wall on peridial hyphae and is associated mainly with Quercus spp. Also resembles T. guevarai but T. guevarai has narrow spores that are 18–55 × 16–42 μm and creamyellow fruiting bodies and rDNA variation.

Type Guevara 993 (ITCV) - holotypus

MycoBank 819367


Guevara-Guerrero G., Bonito G., Smith M.E., Healy R., Grupe II A.C., Cázares E., Castellano M.A., Trappe J.M. 2018. Tuber aztecorum sp. nov., a truffle species from Mexico belonging to the Maculatum clade (Tuberaceae, Pezizales). MycoKeys, 30: 61-72.

Classification: Tuberaceae, Tuber

Created on 06/05/2018.

Updated on 08/08/2023.


Collections List

[MX] La Puerta
Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
29/07/2010, leg. G. Guevara
Guevara 993 (ITCV)
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