Volvate Amanita Amanita volvata (Peck) Lloyd  

Status:

Found on the ground in hardwood or mixed forests.

Description:

Cap white (may have brownish disc) with thin, white patches; margin may be faintly striate. Stalk white, dry; no ring; large sac-like volva (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 8 records in the project database.

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A Volvate Amanita cap in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gills of Volvate Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Volvate Amanita (full fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of a Volvate Amanita collected in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2012). Broadly elipsoid, smooth; measured 8.1-10.7 X 5.3-6.5 micronsrn. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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