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-16% (2)
Recognized by sight: growth with Eucalyptus?
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: maybe bicolor, but certainly not fraterna nor laccata (bright purple basal mycelium)

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the purplish color is the key.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-03-30 10:28:06 PDT (-0700)

these beautiful mushrooms grow under a wide range of trees and shrubs.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-12-20 16:38:27 PST (-0800)

it can also grow with Acacia and Melaleuca

By: christopher hodge (christopher hodge)
2012-12-19 09:53:12 PST (-0800)

It was growing near a knobcone pine and an acacia tree. Fraterna apparently associates with acacia according to Kuo.

Appears like a two-coloured Laccaria
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-12-19 08:29:53 PST (-0800)

Not sure what you have in California, but it’s not laccata