Observation 64037: Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer

When: 2004-08-27

Collection location: Royal Roads University, Colwood, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

48.436082° 123.482115°

Who: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)

Specimen available

Notes:
Growing on an old snag of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). In the literature, more often reported from deciduous trees. We have not seen it since. The fruiting might have been induced by the unusually wet August and September 2004.

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Thor Henrich and Oluna harvesting the fruiting body.
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Growing on a snag of Pseudotsuga menziesii, high above ground

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Very Neat Species
By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-03-07 03:27:32 PST (-0800)

I found several of these in 2010 but took no pictures.Finding one on that host species is odd.

Wow!
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-03-02 18:33:08 PST (-0800)

Very good find, especially on that host.

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