Observation 184345: Volvariella Speg.

When: 2014-10-17

Collection location: Encinitas, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)

Specimen available

Faint fruity smell.

In a small house lawn that’s recently produced Conocybe apala, Panaeolus cinctulus, and Leucocoprinus birnbaumii.

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By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2014-10-22 10:45:51 CDT (-0500)

they grey-brown tissue at the base of the stipe look like volva remnants to me

the aspect of the cap and the habitat on a lawn are also typical for the species group around Volvariella taylorii

By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-10-21 15:36:45 CDT (-0500)

It’s hard for me to think of this as that, due to the small (<= 2" cap dia.), delicate stature, and the 3D textured cap. Although yeah, the grey is dead on.

Where are you seeing the volval tissue?

Looks like a bit of
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-10-21 15:10:13 CDT (-0500)

grayish brown volval tissue at the base of the stipe.
Could it be Volvopluteus (more likely on grass lawn)

Created: 2014-10-21 01:09:57 CDT (-0500)
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