Observation 180629: Volvariella Speg.

When: 2014-09-28

Collection location: Sunny Meadows, Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, USA [Click for map]

Who: Campbell (MarcusMark)

No specimen available

At the base of a sweet gum tree.

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-65% (5)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.
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By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-09-30 05:53:56 BST (+0100)

this is not an Amanita.

it is definitely, a Volvariella.

Per Campbell’s notes:
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-30 05:49:28 BST (+0100)

“At the base of a sweet gum tree.” Not on wood.

Has a volva.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-30 05:44:35 BST (+0100)

Also has tiny fibrils on cap, gills (sort of looks like immature Agaricus?), white stipe, no annulus. I can’t tell how the gills are attached. The presence of a volva in Arora’s keys suggest Amanita. Ret, opinion?

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