Observation 5842: Leucopaxillus albissimus (Peck) Singer

When: 2008-01-01

Collection location: Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Vera (vera)

No specimen available

Very big cap, about 10 – 15 cm. Looks very much like chanterelles with the trunk of exactly the same color as cap. However, the gills are white and small.


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Recognized by sight: Suggested by Darvin, looks about right.

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Leucopaxillus albissimus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-01-01 17:53:57 PST (-0800)

There are a couple of large, whitish Leucopaxillus, but this looks like Leucopaxillus albissimus.

Created: 2008-01-01 17:43:08 PST (-0800)
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