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Imperial cat mushroom

Catathelasma ventricosum


An enormous white mushroom (about a foot across and a foot tall when mature) with flat brown scales on the cap, very sturdy and heavy. The gills are decurrent (run down the stem).


Under sitka spruce, western hemlock & Douglas fir at Cape Perpetua

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Yachats, Oregon

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 23, 2011

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