Observation 90939: Amanita vernicoccora Bojantchev & R.M. Davis

When: 2012-03-25

Collection location: Sisley Rd., Penryn, Placer Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thea Chesney (thea)

Specimen available

Growing with Quercus wislizenii (interior live oak). Odor distinctly mineral/“fishy.” The margin of the cap was only very faintly striate, and the color very pale overall. The thickness of the veil remnants is unmistakably coccora-like.


close-up of broken stipe: clearly hollow, with jelly-ish stuff inside.
margin of cap: maybe you can see the faint striations, maybe not.

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Recognized by sight: thick, cottony universal veil patch
hollow stipe with jelly-like stuffing
pale greenish pileus with striate margin

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