When: 2008-04-21

Collection location: Oak Bottom Campground, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

Uniformly light yellow cap 4.5"d with one substantial patch of whits veil tissue. Stem very stout, 1 5/16" d, 4.75" h, whitish with large thick vulva, but no bulb,with skirtlike annulus under cap. Gills whitish, nearly free. Associated with a large Douglas fir. Small mosquito like flies buzzing around the underside.


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Recognized by sight: Pale color, spring fruiting, California Sierra Nevada
Used references: Bojantchev, D., Pennycook, S. R., Davis, R. M. 2011. Amanita vernicoccora sp. nov. —the vernal fruiting ‘coccora’ from California. Mycotaxon, Volume 117, July-September 2011. Available at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/....

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mixed woods?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-06-29 11:37:03 PDT (-0700)

I see both conifer and hardwood duff on the ground…