Observation 101944: Amanita muscaria var. alba Peck

When: 2012-07-17

Collection location: Utica Reservoir, Stanislaus National Forest, California, USA [Click for map]

38.4329° -120.0096° 2085m

Who: Mike McCurdy (lesmcurdy)

Specimen available

These mushrooms were found at about 6800 ft. in extremely dry conditions, under lodgepole pine. They are very small in stature for muscaria—note the quarter. Thanks to Debbie Klein, and Debbie Viess for the ID help.

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Looks to me…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-12 06:21:36 NZST (+1200)

as though everything survived very well including the plastic jar. Effective, yet light weight, packaging.

Very best,


Will do,
By: Mike McCurdy (lesmcurdy)
2012-08-12 04:50:25 NZST (+1200)

but heading for Santa Cruz in a few minutes. Probably tomorrow. Did it arrive in good condition?

Thank you, Mike.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-12 04:35:14 NZST (+1200)

The material has arrived. Can you approximate a lat./long. for the collection using Google Earth?

Very best,


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