Collection location: Santa Catalina Island, California, USA [Click for map]
Found in between large, mature Quercus pacifica in a valley overlooking Avalon (pictures of leaves and view from observation location below). At first glance it looked like a bolete, but my hand was covered in rusty orange-brown spores when I touched the pileus. I’ve never seen anything like it. Very large specimen.
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nice to see photos of the associated trees and area.
That is an amazing fungus. Can you estimate the size of the spore ball and length of the stalk?
Created: 2015-07-06 08:59:05 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-07-08 11:53:05 PDT (-0700)
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