When: 2008-12-16

Collection location: Bolinas Ridge, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available
Collection number: Ron Pastorino RLP12-16-08A

Growing on an embankment with only the caps above ground, probably in association with Douglas fir. Caps slightly viscid, up to 13.0 cm broad, mixture of purples, lighter on edges. Some violet on the stipe and on the hump of the basal bulb. Bulb usually tapering to a point. Spores approx. 7.7-9.0 X 4.0-6.1 microns and rough.
Some browning on the cap with KOH.


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