When: 2009-12-08

Collection location: Bon Tempe Reservoir, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available
Collection number: Ron Pastorino RLP12-8-09G

These were fairly large, with caps up to 11.0 cm across. Growing most likely with live oak.
Average spore size was about 7.5 X 4.9 microns.
KOH reactions can be noted on photos, mostly with shades of red.
I didn’t get any strong odor and the taste was mild.
Most were thinly marginate with white below the rim.


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Familiar with it.
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-12-10 00:07:10 EST (-0500)

Hi Ron, beautiful and complete observation. I am familair with this Cort. It is one of the complex around C. glaucocephalus. I have many similar collections. They should be kept separate.