Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]
found in Sebastopol Memorial Lawn. Several having been clipped by the lawnmower. But a few of them below the blade depth. Photo shows the cone from the tree.
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It is a 2-needle pine with long needles – 4 inches or thereabouts I think. Maybe next time I’ll include a snip of the needles along with the cone and mushroom.
Could be Knobcone or Ponderosa pine; or Italian spruce-pine. Knobcones usually don’t release their cones or seeds until during a forest fire. I have an Italian spruce-pine in m backyard. It starts out looking like a miniature spruce tree (sometimes used as small Christmas tree) but later developes much longer needles at the node of every spruce-like needle.
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