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Observations specifying this field

Observation Fungarium Accession Location (On MycoPortal)

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What

Rustgills and Gyms (Genus Gymnopilus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

October 25, 2023 01:51 PM PDT

Description

Found in coastal conifer/hardwood mixed forest, Salt Point State Park, Stump Beach Trail
Growing on very decomposed conifer log in a zone with thickets of Carex and Polystichum munitum under Abies and Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Slightly hairy orange/brown pileus becoming yellow at margin, bright yellow narrowly attached lamellae. Stipe light orange, fibrous and easily splitting. White fizz at attachment point with substrate
Smell indistinct
Taste bitter
KOH orange/brown
Bright yellow fluorescence on lamellae

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Torn Fibrecap (Inocybe lacera)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 02:34 PM PST

Description

Found on an Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens forest edge in an open meadow with Arbutus menziesii and Quercus agrifolia
Growing from soil in an open area with ferns near a grouping of Quercus agrifolia
Distinctive tomentose pileus with dark brown, hairy fibers curling upwards, darkest in center becoming beige near the margins. Light brown narrowly attached lamellae. Fibrous light brown stipe, slightly tomentose, staining dark brown
Smell indistinct
Taste mild
KOH dark brown/black on cap

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 03:03 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing in the shade of a large Quercus agrifolia from Quercus agrifolia covered duff
Pileus smooth, dry rusty orange/red/brown. yellow/olive pores. Relatively thin, fibrous stipes covered in fine filaments, borderline reticulation at apex. Starting white, becoming rusty orange and becoming yellowish at base. Specimens aged, but still in tact with little bug damage. no bruising.
Taste mild
Smell indistinct
No KOH
Orange uv rxn on pores

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 02:15 PM PST

Description

Found on an Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens forest edge in an open meadow with Arbutus menzeisii and Quercus agrifolia
Growing from soil in an open area with ferns near a grouping of Quercus agrifolia
Fleshy Bolete with a brown, velutinous cracking cap and a red line around the margin. yellow spongey pores and a relatively thin stipe covered in fine red chevrons that begins yellow at apex and turns deep wine red bear base. Base of stipe where attached to substrate covered in white mycelial filaments. Internal flesh yellow, very slowly turning a bull blue over time. Maggot burrow holes stained a deep wine red.
Taste slightly sour, extremely slimey texture
Smell indistinct
Orange/brown KOH on cap, base of stipe (externally and internally) and brown on pores

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Fiber Caps (Genus Inocybe)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 02:10 PM PST

Description

Found on an Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens forest edge in an open meadow with Arbutus menzeisii and Quercus agrifolia
Growing in soil and duff underneath a large Arbutus menzeisii with several young Quercus agrifolia around
Light brown/tan fibrous pileus. Smooth white stipe becoming slightly bulbous at base. Lamellae silvery grey, narrowly attached
Smell spermatic
Taste mild
Brown KOH on cap
Stipe glowing yellow in UV, stipe base particularly strong UV rxn

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Slippery Jacks (Genus Suillus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 02:50 PM PST

Description

Found in a mixed hardwood/conifer forest edge dominated by Pseudotsuga menziesii and Quercus agrifolia
Growing in almost a full fairy ring around a young Pseudotsuga menziesii from Pseudotsuga menziesii duff covered soil
Smooth orange/brown leathery pileus with partial veil tissue often adhered to margin. Thick slightly viscous in-tact partial veil in young specimens, becoming a thick, often gelatinous annulus which becomes reduced to a thin marking in age. Short stumpy light brown stope and bright yellow irregular shaped pores
Smell indistinct
Tate mild, texture very slimey

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Deceiver (Laccaria laccata)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 02:04 PM PST

Description

Found on an Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens forest edge in an open meadow with Arbutus menzeisii and Quercus agrifolia
Growing in soil and duff underneath a large Arbutus menzeisii with several young Quercus agrifolia around
Orange, hygrophanous pileus, some bell shaped in age. Fibrous stipe ranging from orange to light pink and becoming white near the base. Lamellae light pink, slightly waxy feeling, broadly attached to stipe.
Taste sweet
Smell indistinct
No KOH

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 01:41 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing from soil in under a young Quercus agrifolia
Light brown, glutinous pileus with deep striations, inverting in age. Lamellae white, Bradly attached. Stipe fragile, vertically pitted

Smell like chemicals or burnt plastic
Taste very unpleasant, like burnt plastic
No KOH
Bright green UV rxn on all parts of mushroom, most reactive on lamellae

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Pinkgills (Genus Entoloma)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

September 29, 2023 12:36 PM PDT

Description

Found in fog drip saturated Sequoia sempervirens dominant coastal forest with Pseudotsuga menziesii and Notholithocarpus densiflorus understory. MMWD
Growing from wood under Sequoia sempervirens duff with Viola sempervirens close by
Dark blue/grey cap with fine hairs, pale blue slick stipe. White gills turning pinkish in maturation
Smell farinaceous
Taste farinaceous

KOH reddish on cap
Yellow UV fluorescence on lamellae in younger specimens

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Oak-loving Gymnopus (Gymnopus dryophilus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 01:24 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing from soil in an open, grassy meadow area with large Quercus agrifolia
Brown/Orange/ochre piles becoming tan/white near margin. Crowded, free white lamellae. Smooth brown/orange stipe
Smell pleasant, slightly sweet
Taste farinaceous
No KOH

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

October 26, 2023 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Found in coastal conifer/hardwood mixed forest, Salt Point State Park, Stump Beach Trail
Found in a thicket of Carex, growing on dead grass (most likely Carex) right off the side of trail
Minuscule white, almost translucent gilled mushroom with a curving stipe, centrally attached. Overall shape is flower-like, radically semetrical. Small crystals/hairs covering all parts of the mushroom
See point of mechanical pencil for scale

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Pestle Puffball (Lycoperdon excipuliforme)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 01:06 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing from soil in an open, grassy meadow area with large Quercus agrifolia
White to grey puffball with hard cracking outer skin, studded in fragile warts of white tissue with very wet mushy internal gleba. Pinching near base with long, white thick rhizomorphs extending into soil.
Smell indistinct
Taste slightly bitter
No KOH
Bright yellow/green UV rxn on all parts

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Bolete Mould (Hypomyces chrysospermus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 12:51 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Found growing on Boletes in an open, grassy meadow area with large Quercus agrifolia
White, fuzzy blob-like parasitic fungi growing on Boletes rendering host almost unrecognizable. host looks to be Xerocomellus spp. from partially infected specimens. Growing on both young and old specimens, older specimens studded in bright yellow and orange guttation. Infection producing a bright yellow pigmented tissue at stipe base.
No KOH
Smell fishy, like rotting fungi
Bright blue UV rxn on the entirety of infected surface

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Rosy Conk (Fomitopsis cajanderi)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

October 13, 2023 01:43 PM PDT

Description

Found in fog drip saturated Sequoia sempervirens dominant coastal forest with Pseudotsuga menziesii, Umbellularia californica and Notholithocarpus densiflorus understory. MMWD
Growing from fallen Pseudotsuga menziesii log. In a zone more dominated by Pseudotsuga menziesii, Umbellularia californica
Polypore with pink hymenophore and brown/pink surface, often displaying concentric growth rings. Testure is fleshy and leathery when fresh
Smell sweet, like flowers or bubble gum
Taste mostly mild with the slightest twang of sour/bitter
Purple KOH rxn on pores

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Yellow Stainer (Agaricus xanthodermus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 12:05 PM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing from soil in an open, grassy zone on edge of Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest
Pure white Agaricus with smooth pileus and stipe. Partial veil fleshy, not yet broken. Stipe interior pithy, slightly bulbous at base. Strong yellow staining on cap, stipe and stipe base.
Strong yellow KOH on cap, weaker on stipe and internally
Smell of internal flesh slightly chemical-like
Taste mild
Bright yellow UV rxn on stipe

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 11:39 AM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing on a mostly de-barked fallen Sequoia sempervirens branch under a thick canopy of Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens
Minuscule orange and partially translucent gelatinous astipitate disks varying in size. Larger ones slightly lobed. Adhered firmly to substrate

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Western Giant Puffball (Calvatia booniana)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

October 20, 2023 10:21 AM PDT

Description

In Baccharis pilularis dominant chaparral habitat
Found in soil under coyote brush
Areolate exterior, pure white dense almost chalky gleba, skin about 2mm thick, pinches at substrate attachment point. Small white rhizomorphs extending
Smell like a pediatricians offices/pharmaceuticals
Taste mild, slightly sour
KOH indistinct
Gleba fluoresces bright green/yellow

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

California Agaricus (Agaricus californicus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

November 7, 2023 11:24 AM PST

Description

Found in Umbellularia californica and Sequoia sempervirens dominant forest with Quercus agrifolia growing in scattered, small open meadows
Growing in soil and thickets of annual grasses about 10m from a large standing dead and defoliated Quercus agrifolia
Agaricus with fleshy annulus, slightly tomentose pileus and a long white smooth stipe. No staining reaction on cap and very slight yellowing on stipe when damaged
Yellow KOH on stipe and cap, olive on lamellae
Smell and taste mild
Bright yellow UV rxn on stipe

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Fir-Cone Mushroom (Strobilurus trullisatus)

Observer

symbiiotica

Date

September 29, 2023 01:32 PM PDT

Description

Found in fog drip saturated Sequoia sempervirens dominant coastal forest with Pseudotsuga menziesii and Notholithocarpus densiflorus understory MMWD
Growing on Pseudotsuga menziesii cone, cones often buried under duff
White pileus and lamellae, golden yellow thin but tough stipes that are often full of hairs, rooting down into the duff attached to the buried cone
Taste mild
Smell indistinct
No KOH
Greenish/blue fluorescence on cap

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

May 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

March 2023

Description

At the base of Adenostoma fasciculatum

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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Observer

stucumber

Date

May 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Tailroots (Genus Caulorhiza)

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

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What

Bearded Truffle (Genus Rhizopogon)

Observer

stucumber

Date

May 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

What

Agaricus Sect. Minores (Section Minores)

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023

Description

s.l.

California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stucumber

Date

June 2023
California State University East Bay Fungarium (HAY)
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