Desert truffles collected from the Tarom region in Iran were investigated in the laboratory. According to microscopic and macroscopic studies, the species was identified as Terfezia boudieri Chatin. Field and laboratory studies showed that Kobresia bellardii (All.) Degel has ectomycorrhizal associations with Terfezia boudieri in the study area.
AMMARELLOU, ALI and SAREMI, HOSSEIN (2008) "Mycorrhiza between Kobresia bellardii (All.) Degel and Terfezia boudieri Chatin," Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 32: No. 1, Article 3. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol32/iss1/3