When: 2019-03-13

Collection location: Briones Reservoir, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

Notes:
under large Coast Live Oak (Q. agrifolia)
there is a specific odor to it, but I can’t think of what it reminds me of; maybe chemical, but pleasant
note the pinkish-purple chevrons on stipe, the dark purplish-red base of the bulb and the deep maroon streaks on the cap (over time turned more of this color)

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bulb with dark colored base

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: novinupta group Amanita with reddish-colored bulb and deep maroon streaking on cap; not terribly certain what the differences are, but this one was uniquely colored compared to other ones in this group I have seen

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