Observation 53169: Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer
When: 2010-09-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found alone, growing from a dead spot on the base of a Beech tree, in mixed, predominantly hardwood, groups of trees in a neighborhood.

Pileus:
Around 5.5-6cm broad, white with white fibrils or hairs, convex, margin hangs past lamellae

Lamellae:
Free, crowded, white with strong pinkish hues

Stipe:
7cm long, 1.75-2cm wide, white, smooth, enlarging at base
Volva present, dirty white or brown

Spore Print Color:
reddish or salmon pink

Spores:
Elliptic

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Spores 800x in water
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Spores 2000x in water
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Spores 2000x in water

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Yes!
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-01-31 08:44:03 PST (-0800)

Very cool fungi indeed!

This observation was my first and only Volvariella find so far.

I hope to find another one this year.

Neat Specimen
By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-01-31 07:19:03 PST (-0800)

I found several of these this past summer.Unfortunately we didnt have a camera.Very cool fungi.

Spores Added…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-01-28 11:11:36 PST (-0800)

Spores and notes added.

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