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damontighe

Date

January 23, 2015 03:48 PM PST

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Square

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anudibranchmom

Date

January 8, 2015 10:56 AM PST

Description

Under oaks, about 3" high.

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damontighe

Date

December 20, 2014 01:25 PM PST

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greenrosettas

Date

December 18, 2014

Description

Growing underneath a coast live oak within pretty thick duff material.

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Square

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temminicki

Date

December 17, 2014 08:10 PM PST

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greenrosettas

Date

December 4, 2014

Description

Found growing under coast live oak trees.

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damontighe

Date

December 8, 2014 10:58 AM PST

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mtarsa

Date

December 6, 2014 01:18 PM PST

Description

One of many emerging beneath several coast live oaks. Note white latex when gills damaged and slightly darker pitting on stalk.

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damontighe

Date

November 30, 2014 12:04 PM PST

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Square

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damontighe

Date

November 30, 2014 11:56 AM PST

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damontighe

Date

November 28, 2014 02:42 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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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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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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