When: 2009-12-18

Collection location: Vollmer Peak, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing under Douglas fir, a few solitary trees.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:22 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Vollmer Peak, Orinda, Contra Costa Co., CA, USA’ to ‘Vollmer Peak, Contra Costa Co., California, USA’


Spores at 1000x
Spores at 1000x Spores 7-8.5µm x 5-4.5µm
Pileipellis at 100x

Proposed Names

94% (3)
Recognized by sight: Dull brown viscid cap, stipe not very viscid.
Used references: Arora; Mushrooms Demystified P. 128,
www.mushroomhobby.com Thanks Dimitar!
Based on microscopic features: Spores 4-4.5µm x 7-8.5µm
Based on chemical features: Almondy odor

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