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The Pecan Truffle (Tuber lyonii): A Gourmet Truffle Native to the Southeastern US

PP330/PP330 by Arthur C. Grupe II, Timothy Brenneman, Gregory Bonito, and Matthew E. SmithSeptember 26, 2019

Truffles—Tuber spp.

MV147/HS680 by James M. StephensNovember 6, 2018

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