Observation 32991: Volvariella Speg.
When: 2010-01-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes:

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:33 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA,lopez lake’ to ‘Lopez Lake, San Luis Obispo Co., California, USA

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Theese are smaller specimens found in the same roadside area,they do have a volval sack.
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Proposed Names

27% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: In light of recent information I would have to call this a Volvariella that is missing its volva sac

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possibly V,gloiocephala
By: George Suneson (nordiculf)
2010-01-30 20:19:50 PST (-0800)

yes going by photos in mo it looks alot like Volvariella,gloiocephala,smaller specimens in the same local roadside mowed grass green strip did have a volval sack at the base.Obviously I need to show more care when removing a specimen.I’ll send a photo of one of the smaller ones.

no sack volva
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-01-30 19:56:49 PST (-0800)
I thought about Volvarilla but in Volvariella there is a sac like volva at its base. Which is a primary characteristic of that species. It very well could be Volvariella speciosa . Its habitat is cultivated lawns.There appears to be salmon/ pink spore coloration on the stem. It might be that the volva was not retrieved when the mushroom was pulled from the lawn. I gave Agaricus a low vote.
Not volvariella?
By: Tom (LanLord)
2010-01-30 19:28:55 PST (-0800)

I’m far from an expert in these things, but those gills, the umbo and the overall stature would have lead me to volvariella.

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