Brittonia 11: 220. 1959.
Common Name: none
Synonym: Arcangeliella ambigua (Zeller & C. W. Dodge)
Solitary to scattered to gregarious; hypogeous under live oak.; coastal California; uncommon.
Chamonixia ambigua is a sequestrate member of the Boletales. The North American Chamonixia species that have been sequenced are closely related to Leccinum.
Desjardin, D.E., Wood, M.G. & Stevens, F.A. (2015). California Mushrooms: The Comprehensive Identification Guide. Timber Press: Portland, OR. 560 p.
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Zeller, S.M. & Dodge, C.W. (1935). New species of Hydnangiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 365-373.