When: 2018-12-13

Collection location: Parque de Monsanto, Lisboa, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Several dozens of species growing dispersed under Cupressus atlantica.


Microscopy- (Part of a big) pleurocystidium;
Microscopy- Spores in water x1000):
Microscopy-Lamella edge in congo red x100):
Microscopy-Lamella edge in congo red x400):
Microscopy: Hymenium in congo red x400):
Microscopy: Hymenium in congo red (x400):
Microscopy: Pleurocystidia in congo red (x400).

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
-29% (1)
Recognized by sight
58% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references:
Flora Agaricina Neerlandica vol. 2, p. 60; http://www.stridvall.se/fungi/gallery/Volvariella/NIKB1673
Based on microscopic features

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Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2019-01-19 17:22:10 CST (-0500)

I think this is a Volvaiella that I never saw. Its features are different frrom V. taylorii, namely the cheilocystidia are bigger and dispersed by the edge of the lamella.