Notes: I thought these were a pair of flying saucers with little green aliens, they were so big. In daylight the caps had a certain greenish tinge, which does not appear so well in the photos. They pushed up a lot of dirt. Growing on a hillside in grass with nearby coast live oaks. Odor of gills and cap is very slightly fishy.
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I looked around a lot for more but only found these two. But if I have a chance to return there I will look again. Here are the exact lat/long coordinates, if anyone’s interested:
Unfortunately when I returned home after a couple of days my specimens had deteriorated and developed maggots. I have preserved some dried samples of the maggot-free parts of stipes and caps in case they may be useful.
Could these be something like the mythical green calyptroderma?
Nearby, within .5 km, I found what I think were a fat Panther and some small A. velosas — have not posted these obs. yet.
can you collect more?
I didn’t eat them! Too much likelihood of confusion with the Death Cap, especially with the slightly greenish hues of the caps.
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