When: 2016-12-31

Collection location: Tomales Bay State Park, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available


Proposed Names

13% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: California mushrooms
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Stipe appears to thick for sapineus
54% (3)
Recognized by sight: Cap becoming heavily reddish-purple caps darrkening in age (seen in field and top photo), growth on bishop pine. The lighting in the bottom picture makes it harder to see but the caps are purple there, too.
Used references: Mushrooms of the redwood coast

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Is the stipe too thick or not?
By: Pgrunow
2017-01-08 20:57:34 CST (-0500)

I am confused now

I meant the bottom two pictures
By: Pgrunow
2017-01-08 19:36:20 CST (-0500)