Observation 15796: Callistosporium luteo-olivaceum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Singer
When: 2008-03-02
No herbarium specimen


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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-02-27 22:19:54 CET (+0100)

These gills are quite a bit more distant than the other observations here… But otherwise it looks pretty good. Hmm…

Sporadic fruiting
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-12-30 06:15:40 CET (+0100)

Some years this mushroom is a common weed. Others years I don’t see it at all. One of the main problems is the change it under goes as it ages and dries out. The cap is hygrophanous and the gills fade to a dull yellow brown color. Old specimens lack the vivid colors of young ones and become an LBM.

Growing on conifer logs.
By: Boleslaw Kuznik (Bolek)
2008-12-30 03:16:19 CET (+0100)

It is not common. Growing on half rotten Douglas fir (and perhaps redwood – not sure) logs. It may grow on the same log year after year for many years, late in season, between January and mid March. Over the years I found it in three spots: Salt Point SP, Pescadero Creek Park and Mc Donald – Heritage Grove Park. Link to pictures done at Pescadero Creek Park about 10 years ago: http://home.att.net/...

Whooo… neat…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-12-29 22:14:53 CET (+0100)

What are the details on this one, how often do you see it. I thought I was getting a handle on the mid-peninsula ‘shrooms, but I don’t think I’ve seen this one…

hmmmmm, what a pretty mushroom.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-28 16:29:38 CET (+0100)

and one that I have never knowingly collected.

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