Observation 286057: Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer

When: 2017-08-10

Collection location: Fort Yargo State Park, Winder, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

33.9733° -83.7312° 254m

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing in core wood exposed by damage on the trunk of a tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Cap. Cal 2.5-3 inches diameter; white with fine hairs.
Gills: Crowded; free; finely serrated margins; pinkish.
Stipe. White, silky appearance; even along length; tapering towards apex; light brownish volva at base
Strong odor reminiscent of raw potato.
No distinctive taste.
Spore print. Pink-brown after 1 hr; brown after overnight.

Images

770844
770845
770846
770847
770848
770849
770850
770851
770852
Spore print: 1 hour. More brown than pink
770853
Spore print: overnight. Brown.
770854

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2017-08-12 21:29:23 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2017-08-12 21:29:32 CEST (+0200)
Viewed: 29 times, last viewed: 2018-03-30 06:47:07 CEST (+0200)
Show Log