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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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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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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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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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