When: 2011-03-04

Collection location: Cabrillo College Campus, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)

No specimen available

Found the 2nd year in a row to the exact date in the same area. Skin on peridium in 1.5 mm and browning slightly. Cracks present on 3 older specimens. Sterile base is rudimentary. In very arid soil around the baseball/softball fields mingling with accual soft balls and baseballs. ;)


Left this one to how big it gets.
Two more showed up.
Mushroom “fries”
Spring bounty. Hickory grilled c. pachydermica with candy cap B-B-Q sauce, sauteed miners lettuce w/ a. velosa, mushrrom “fries”.

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