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pgwerner

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

Didn't get photo. Mushrooms were dried out, and I'd seen the same species there in fresh condition a couple weeks earlier - since I saw it on 4/20, I'm still noting it for the Tilden Bioblitz species list.

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Square

Date

April 20, 2014 12:28 PM PDT

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nfs

Date

March 31, 2014

Description

Did a double take when I saw this because at first glance I thought it was a discarded bagel! Saw it on a rainy day. Same size and color as a bagel.

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April 2, 2014 04:17 PM PDT

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stephaniekyne

Date

April 3, 2014 12:22 PM PDT

Description

Milky on gills and when stalk broke; substrate = dirt/leaf mulch

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bburs

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April 2, 2014 05:43 PM PDT

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bburs

Date

April 2, 2014 05:01 PM PDT

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c_michael_hogan

Date

April 2, 2014

Description

Seen growing in a grassy area in the upper riparian zone of the creek. The cap diameter of this large specimen is about ten cm, and the thick stalk measures two cm in diameter and four cm in length. The majority of the tree cover in this riparian woodland consists of native oaks and willows.

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antnat

Date

April 1, 2014

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jmaughn

Date

April 1, 2014

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Date

April 1, 2014 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Latex not yellowing upon exposure, stipe solid

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Date

March 31, 2014 10:27 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lactarius alnicola, commonly known as the golden milkcap, is a species of fungus in the Russulaceae family. The fruit bodies produced by the fungus are characterized by a sticky, vanilla-colored cap up to 20 cm (7.9 in) wide with a mixture of yellow tones arranged in faint concentric bands. The stem is up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long and has yellow-brown spots. When it is cut or injured, the mushroom oozes a white latex, which has an intensely peppery...

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