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rjadams55

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

These were growing from a thick bed of sycamore and oak leaf litter in Bear Gulch.

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bluebird101

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

It was everywhere on campus and near by. There was like 100x of them. Spicy guys, I guess some pickling might make it edible. Was not able to find much infor on it edibility. I wish they would all get infect by hypomyces

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awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:32 PM PST

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awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:32 PM PST

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awiladzi

Date

January 3, 2015 04:33 PM PST

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awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:00 PM PST

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awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:00 PM PST

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awiladzi

Date

January 24, 2015 04:00 PM PST

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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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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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