Observation 102419: Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer
When: 2012-07-22
No herbarium specimen

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haha…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-07-22 14:04:42 EDT (-0400)

that’s dedication!!

i did not keep, but probably should have to do some micro.

Yeah
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-07-22 13:54:55 EDT (-0400)

there seems to be really wide usage of this name, I wonder if there’s not a few cryptic species in there.

Nice photos – I’ve only ever seen old rotted ones or fresh ones from a distance.
I tried to climb to one in Central Park a few days ago but got kicked out by the groundskeepers…

Christian…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-07-22 13:43:42 EDT (-0400)

i must have misread the description.
the caps on both of the observations i made today were completely white.
i guess that suggests Volvariella bombycina.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-07-22 13:38:49 EDT (-0400)

I can’t be sure from this photo, but Kuo’s site interprets that species as having a dark cap center.
Did this collection show that?

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