When: 2008-02-10

Collection location: West of Occidental – Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Heath Curdts (hcurdts)

No specimen available

Found growing on cut logs in scattered slash piles. Local habitat predominately redwood, but Douglas fir, tan oak and other species plentiful. Growing in fairly open, disturbed area, full sun, NW exposure. Found many specimens, varying in size from about 2" (5cm) to 5" (13cm); color varied from rust to very dark brown. [Thanks to Darvin for the ID]

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:39 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘West of Occidental – Sonoma County, CA’ to ‘West of Occidental – Sonoma Co., California, USA’


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Used references: Weber, N. S. 1988. A Morel Hunter’s Companion: A Guide to the True and False Morels of Michigan. Two Peninsula Press, Lansing, Mich. 288p.

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