Desert truffle (Tirmania nivea)

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Desert truffle fact file

Desert truffle description

KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassLecanoromycetes
OrderPezizales
FamilyPezizaceae
GenusTirmania (1)

Information on the desert truffle is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Desert truffle status

This species has yet to be classified by the IUCN.

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References

  1. GBIF (October, 2009)
    http://data.gbif.org
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Desert truffle in sand  
Desert truffle in sand

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Ajmal Hasan
ajmal_hasan@hotmail.com

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