Tree Volvariella Volvariella bombycina (Schaeffer) Singer  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on standing hardwood trees, stumps, and logs.

Description:

Cap: White, convex to nearly plane in age; silky, dry, edge fringed with fine hairs. Gills: White (pink/brownish-pink in age), close. Stalk: White, smooth, base with brown saccate volva (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 7 records in the project database.

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Tree Volvariella (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tree Volvariella (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tree Volvariella (gills and volva) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/22/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Tree Volvariella specimen found in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2011). Elliptical, smooth; measured 7.0-8.2 X 4.9-5.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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