Observation 140350: Volvariella Speg.

When: 2013-06-30

Collection location: Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada [Click for map]

49.1958° -107.6559° 854m

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

Specimen available

Found in West Block GNP, 70 Mile Butte near the top
In moss and dried grass on a fairly steep slope
Relatively small (cap about 4cm across)
Four growing a small distance apart (~25cm)
more photos and notes to come… may check spore size eventually as well

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already partially dried when found
surrounding habitat

Proposed Names

56% (1)
Recognized by sight: volva at base, free gills
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified 2nd Ed (Arora 1986)
83% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: (more confident ID to genus level only)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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