When: 2009-12-06

Collection location: Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Max Kopeikin (cookingwhatever)

No specimen available

Photos were taken in lab, not on site.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:29 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, Alameda County, CA, US’ to ‘Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, California, USA’


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Recognized by sight: Large white fruiting body. Cap folded up at margins with a depressed center. Short stem that breaks like a piece of chalk. Very tough white flesh. Gills attached and also white.
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified, by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Looked at its gill section under the microscope. I was trying to image the cystidia.

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