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

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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