Observation 68428: Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (DC.) Vizzini, Contu & Justo
When: 2011-05-31
No herbarium specimen

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-74% (3)
Recognized by sight: found in wood chips; gills free
9% (3)
Recognized by sight: Pluteus species, especially in sect. Pluteus, are variable in colour – the brown is not always there. Pluteus pellitus was described in Europe, from wood, not from wood chips.
75% (6)
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Recognized by sight: A close fit if plucked without the volva.

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volval material seems to be present
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2011-06-01 15:10:35 PDT (-0700)

upon closer examination and removal of debris adhered to the base of the mushroom, it appears that a volva was indeed present. The mushroom was found growing in conifer chips – most likely Abies grandis

By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-05-31 17:33:21 PDT (-0700)

Just curious—were they hardwood chips?

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