Observation 30809: Thelephora palmata (Scop.) Fr.

When: 2009-12-19

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

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available


[admin – Thu Feb 10 03:25:59 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘Caspar, California, USA’ to ‘Caspar, Mendocino Co., California, USA



Proposed Names

62% (3)
Recognized by sight: It doesn’t look like terrestris, reminds more of palmata, but you would have noticed the stinking smell..
86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Irene did. Ryane’s nose confirmed.

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Thelephora monograph
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-12-22 13:27:25 PST (-0800)

I don’t know how much of it that’s valid today, but I found an american Thelephora monograph including over 20 species, among them T. anthocephala, looking like palmata but without the disgusting smell..

with a key on page 200.


another one that doesn’t fit neatly…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-12-22 10:35:43 PST (-0800)

no smell, and I had my face right in it.

Ryane Snow also posted these on MO…I am checking to see if he got any smell off of them. You are right, palmata is a better visual fit.

Created: 2009-12-22 09:40:38 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2011-11-22 12:52:10 PST (-0800)
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