Observation 223845: Chrysomphalina grossula (Pers.) Norvell, Redhead & Ammirati

When: 2015-11-22

Collection location: Lord Ellis Summit, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Natalie McNear

No specimen available

Growing near the base of a tanoak near a small creek. Other primary tree species were Douglas-fir and madrone.

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I dunno Natalie
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-04-05 09:00:13 PDT (-0700)

your color capture seems spot on to me. Check out this exquisite, otherworldly image of this same sp. from Eastern Europe:


like a blue green color?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-12-09 13:33:42 PST (-0800)

still, even w/out perfect color representation, this is obviously a very special mushroom.

makes those orange Chrysomphalinas seem so boring …

By: Natalie McNear
2015-12-09 10:23:50 PST (-0800)

It was actually blue, my stupid camera couldn’t get the white balance right.

Best. Photo. Ever.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-12-09 09:09:48 PST (-0800)

unmistakeable when it is purely green like you show here.

might want to offer your photo to Ian Gibson for Matchmaker!

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-11-25 08:17:58 PST (-0800)

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