false truffle (Elaphomyces) for checking

false truffle (Elaphomyces) for checking

Observation - false truffle (Elaphomyces) for checking - UK and Ireland. Description: Following my submission a couple of weeks ago I am still not sure about the identification between Elaphomyces granulus and mericatus so hopefully these additional photos will help. Again there were many fruiting bodies of Cordyceps ophioglossoides and d

Following my submission a couple of weeks ago I am still not sure about the identification between Elaphomyces granulus and mericatus so hopefully these additional photos will help. Again there were many fruiting bodies of Cordyceps ophioglossoides and digging down a few centimetres the false truffle was found. I would welcome help with the correct ID.