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Pegler, D.N., Spooner, B.M. & Young, T.W.K., 1993

British Truffles: a Revision of British Hypogeous Fungi

Keys and full descriptions of the British species with long list of specimens examined and references to published illustrations.

Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG (K))
Pages 216+plates
ISBN 0 947643 39 7
Comments and Corrigenda Updated keys appear in British Puffballs, Earthstars and Stinkhorns (Pegler, D.N., Laess√łe, T. & Spooner, B.M. 1995)
Coverage All the British hypogeous species, including exotics and historical records, known at the time.
Illustrations Pages of good-sized line drawings of fruitbody and/or microscopy interspersed in the text; colour paintings and SEM photographs at the back.
Identify Under a Compound Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Needs good material with ripe spores. Microscope preps of spores, asci etc.

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