Observation 34125: Bolbitius titubans (Bull.) Fr.

When: 2010-02-26

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

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on a pile of wood chips.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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So these
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-03-24 02:28:12 CET (+0100)

are the ones with the reticulate caps..I wonder if there are differences between them and the smooth caped ones other then the reticulate cap?

As I tell beginners
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-03-15 22:47:45 CET (+0100)

The mushrooms stay pretty much the same. It’s our ever changing attempt to categorize them that creates confusion. I have had many names that I really liked such as Pleurotus abscondens (which usually fruits inside hollow logs where it absconds) and Cyclomyces greenei. What a great genus name!

vitellinus
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-03-15 04:13:36 CET (+0100)

It does sound like a color, like something you would find in a really big box of crayons.

Great photos BTW!

ugh.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-15 03:22:41 CET (+0100)

what if we LIKED the old name? can we all vote somewhere to get it back?

vitellinus always sounded so sunny…like the color of the shroom.

Bolbitius titubans
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-03-15 02:43:05 CET (+0100)

is the current name.

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