Observation 68268: Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (DC.) Vizzini, Contu & Justo

When: 2011-05-29

Collection location: Cache Valley, Utah, USA [Click for map]

Who: Algidus

No specimen available

1st volva carrying mushroom I’ve found.

Proposed Names

-59% (3)
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com followed key to common Amanitas, volva encompassing base without ring leads to A. vaginata. White coloration with cream gills leads to var. alba.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Algidus
2011-05-29 20:58:43 CEST (+0200)

I figured volva and it being a big mushroom it must be amanita. I guess there are a few other genera with volvas. Thanks for the point in the right direction. It was too soggy to get a spore print.

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