Observation 33594: Bolbitius vitellinus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2010-02-13

Collection location: Oakland Hills, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:02 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Oakland Hills, Alameda CO, California’ to ‘Oakland Hills, Oakland, California, USA


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Recognized by sight: yellow striate cap, fragile fleshed, purple-brown spores, growing on wood.
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that was my first hit when I saw the yellow cap…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-15 23:04:36 GMT (+0000)

but it was growing on wood (not a chip…this chunk came directly from a log), in a woodland. no grass, no cow dung around.

I’ll check the spores tonight…it does seem to be the best overall match, despite the habitat anomalie.

yellow cap, purple brown spores and free gillls???
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-15 17:31:15 GMT (+0000)

what the heck IS this??!

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