Observation 23507: Chlorophyllum brunneum (Farl. & Burt) Vellinga

When: 2009-07-22

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Micah Courteau (waynegrompsky)

Specimen available

growing in wood chips



Proposed Names

14% (2)
Recognized by sight: this is no amanita! wood chip habitat is your first clue…
73% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Base is too bulbose with a hard edge, also this is a more common species in the area.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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right as rain, Doug.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-07-24 10:57:26 PDT (-0700)

my bad. don’t tell Else on me; I shoulda known better!

here’s a lovely summation of the salient western Chlorophyllum characteristics from the PNW key council, in convenient table form:


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