When: 2008-03-16

Collection location: Mountain View, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

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Found growing in beauty bark across the street from the post office.


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By: Diane Miessler (deedee)
2010-06-01 18:44:18 CDT (-0400)

So, I’ve got these growing under a potted lemon tree, and have searched the net for reassurance that they’re edible, as they smell delicious. The closest I’ve found is below: “I guess they’re edible, too”. Can anyone give me more rousing assurance?

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-04-20 10:59:50 CDT (-0400)

Who knew that there was a beautiful AND easily identifiable Melanoleuca sp?
The world is full of surprises…

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2008-04-19 23:04:36 CDT (-0400)

Darvins got it. Alan, you might recall I brought some M. verrucipes to an MSSF meet about this time last year, and were deposited in Dennis Desjardins herbarium after positive identification. I guess they’re edible too. There are some really nice photos around the internet. I’ll post mine from last year, for the record.

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