Observation 26863: Paxillus involutus (Batsch) Fr.

When: 2009-10-19

Collection location: Orinda, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing under older birch trees along with redwood, bay and pine in an irrigated garden. Lots of fruiting bodies. Some are 15-20 cm across. Tasted mild, not bitter. (I spat it out – supposedly poisonous!)



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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Inrolled cap margin. Matted hairs on cap. decurrent gills

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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