When: 2010-04-10

Collection location: Oakland, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

under coast live oak.

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


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Recognized by sight: large, mature specimens. note strongly intervenous, deep gill ridges.
still in edible condition, despite months in the field!
Based on chemical features: fruity, apricot-like odor.

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I’ve seen the same thing
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-04-12 09:55:28 CDT (-0400)

two years in a row with our eastern NA “C. cibarius”-alike. They start growing in June and are mature in August.

Slow growers
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-04-11 11:52:47 CDT (-0400)

The multi-year chanterelle study conducted by David Largent and the Humboldt Bay Mycological Society found that it took around two months for chanterelles to mature and release spores. They grow slow and we pick them fast!