Observation 17350: Camarophyllus virgineus (Wulfen) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-01-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Camarophyllus virgineus seems to be fairly solid for these as they had larger spores (approx. 10.0 X 5.0 microns), growing near bay trees. yellow tinted caps, and even the “rarely pale pinkish lavender downward” stipe on one of them.

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Used references: North American Species of Hygrophorus by Hessler & Smith; Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora.

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Good name, very typical collection.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-01-22 11:27:54 MST (-0700)

These are very common under California Bay, no idea why. Very, very typical.

Neat, Ron! And thanks for mentioning the salient ID details…very helpful.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-01-22 08:22:46 MST (-0700)

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