When: 2008-01-22

Collection location: Sunol Regional Wilderness, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Zachary (Amanita101)

No specimen available

Found under an oak tree, was orangish-yellow with a rotted sort of odor and forked, false gills. Almost one foot across, slightly dried out, aged specimen with a few maggots.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:33 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Sunol Regional Park, San Francisco Bay Area, California’ to ‘Sunol Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., California, USA’

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Recognized by sight: This is the golden chanterelle in this area. Sometimes there are large fruitings in live oak woods.

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