Observation 79738: Battarrea phalloides (Dicks.) Pers.

When: 2011-10-09

Collection location: Seawall Drive and University Ave. in the Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

37.862526° -122.316746°

Who: EricaMagill

Specimen available

-Found lying in the duff of pine trees
-Volva at base of stalk is pronounced, loose, and saclike
-Spores are rusty brown and powdery, turning everything they touch into a rusty brown mess
-Stipe is rigid and woody, appearing almost as a twig
-Oldest specimen has lost its volva and top, leaving only a smooth, white cap with a scalloped margin
-Dried specimens are part of a personal collection, temporarily held at UC Berkeley

Species Lists



Proposed Names

79% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Arora (2nd edition)

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2011-10-17 15:21:40 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2013-07-22 13:09:41 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 19 times, last viewed: 2017-06-09 22:38:20 PDT (-0700)
Show Log