Observation 120023: Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (DC.) Vizzini, Contu & Justo
When: 2012-12-14
No herbarium specimen

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-12-15 20:22:44 CST (-0500)

Volvopluteus gloiocephalus was published in 2011.

Volvariella/Volvopluteus
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2012-12-15 19:47:06 CST (-0500)

Volvariella speciosa or gloiocephala are the popular names for Volvopluteus gloiocephalus, right?

Went back to find younger specimens
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2012-12-15 15:17:37 CST (-0500)

Image added. I agree with Volvopluteus.

They can have bigger caps
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-12-14 23:16:21 CST (-0500)

but don’t always. This looks like Volvopluteus to me. Check the stem base.

How can you tell?
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2012-12-14 22:20:37 CST (-0500)

I thought Volvopluteus had bigger caps.

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