Observation 15273: Leucopaxillus albissimus (Peck) Singer
When: 2008-12-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing amongst redwoods

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Roberts Park, Oakland, Alameda Co. California’ to ‘Roberts Park, Oakland, California, USA

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Recognized by sight: color shape habitat; common in that Oakland location under redwood.

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the fruit bodies should be very firm…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-12 12:07:38 CST (-0500)

…Arora suggests bouncing them off of a tree for a definitive ID! They also persist for a long time in the field, and may contain chemicals that prevent decay.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-12-12 11:58:07 CST (-0500)

is an option too. How about taste and smell?

Look more like Clitocybe
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-12-12 11:26:16 CST (-0500)

These look more like a Clitocybe than a Hygrophorus.

Created: 2008-12-12 11:16:53 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2010-08-13 22:05:17 CDT (-0400)
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