When: 2007-12-26

Collection location: Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)

No specimen available

Fruiting with oak, live oak. Pileus viscid when wet. No spore print. Large one is 8cm across and stipe is 2 cm at apex. Any thoughts on what this might be?


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Hygrophorus brunneus?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-01-01 02:02:05 CST (-0500)

The big one seems a bit on the large size, but this seems to be a season for large fungi. The relatively wide spacing on the gills suggests Hygrophorus and the cap color looks right for H. brunneus.