Observation 130942: Balsamia Vittad.

When: 2013-03-25

Collection location: Point Lobos State Park, Monterey Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)

No specimen available

Pretty strong, interesting smell.

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55% (3)
Recognized by sight
50% (4)
Recognized by sight: reddish warts, white interior of immature fruitbody. Another good record

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need to study
By: Michael Castellano (trufflercaz)
2016-04-28 18:50:26 CDT (-0500)

Currently revising this genus, unlikely it is B. magnate but would need to study it to give accurate ID.

There are few
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-02-26 19:10:41 CST (-0600)

similar fungi that could be confused with this. I think Christian has it.

Our material further north (Benton Co. Oregon produces several collections each year) is slightly darker in color, usually nearly black.

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