Observation 135236: Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer

When: 2013-06-01

Collection location: Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: John McDonough

No specimen available

Notes:
Found in Ozark foothills of SE Missouri in shortleaf pine, oak, and hickory forest. Most of the Red Oaks species are either dead or dying and there is a lot of decaying hardwood for fungus to feed on. The openings create by the dying Red Oaks is letting plenty of sunlight hit the forest floor.

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Recognized by sight: Fuzzy white bell shaped cap, curved stripe coming from a sac like cup attached to decaying Red Oak log.

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