When: 2005-09-28

Collection location: Alpine Lodge, Echo Summit, near Lake Tahoe, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:50 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Alpine Lodge, Echo Summitt, near Lake Tahoe, CA’ to ‘Alpine Lodge, Echo Summit, near Lake Tahoe, California, USA’

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note reticulation, slightly decurrent pores (variable feature) and redding of sponge surface.

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Recognized by sight: this baby puts the grand in grandedulis! a typical size for our N. CA forms.

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By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-10-22 20:53:41 CEST (+0200)

what is the latin name for penny buns i have heard that they grow here?

define good. ;)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-10-22 20:41:52 CEST (+0200)

it was great for photo ops and maybe not so good for fresh, but you know those little buggies drop right out when you dry them, and the flavor in these older brutes is incomparable.
one of the affectionate nicknames for the giant western edulis is “barstools”; I think that you can see why!

By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-10-22 20:29:11 CEST (+0200)

was it still good inside?

“Typical size”…!
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2009-10-19 20:36:40 CEST (+0200)

What does a big one look like?

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