Growing beneath tanoak and madrone. Caps ~13 cm diameter, cinnamon-brown and slightly viscid. Pores pale beige, aging to yellow, not staining blue. Reticulation strongly present to more than halfway down stipe. Flesh firm and white. Odor mild and reminiscent of B. edulis


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Used references: Arora, David. Mushrooms Demystified p. 531
28% (2)
Recognized by sight: The new CA name for it (or B. mottiae, the older CA name for it)
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: spring fruiting, pink caps when young, tomentose-matted to areolate

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I’m not sure
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-03-24 20:29:29 EDT (-0400)

but I really wonder if these are B. rex-veris.
See observation 162037 for more.
Just one day prior, on the other side of Monterey Bay, also under tanoak and madrone

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