Medium
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Elkhorn Slough, California, USA (Google, OSM)
36.8183095, -121.7337949
Accuracy: 2332m
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This looks to be the death cap (Amanita phalloides) some information on habitat would be useful! Like was it under oak?

Posted by myxonz almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Deathcap - Photo (c) Gianpiero Meazza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sea-kangaroo's ID: Deathcap (Amanita phalloides)
Posted by sea-kangaroo almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Oh, it sure does! Yep, it was under some of the California oaks with the little leaves (little brown ovals all over the ground in the photo).

Posted by sea-kangaroo almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Deathcap - Photo (c) Gianpiero Meazza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
myxonz's ID: Deathcap (Amanita phalloides)
Posted by myxonz almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Sorry California oaks or that is any tree from the northern hemisphere are trees from fairytale books to me. So very really will I recognise leaf litter. There is nothing lik a good lowland podacarp forest which are so much more familar to me :)

Posted by myxonz almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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No worries, the oak trees in this state are unusual enough that most northern-hemispherians don't recognize them as oaks either. :)

Posted by sea-kangaroo almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Deathcap - Photo (c) Gianpiero Meazza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sea-kangaroo's ID: Deathcap (Amanita phalloides)
Deathcap - Photo (c) Gianpiero Meazza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
myxonz's ID: Deathcap (Amanita phalloides)
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