Smooth Volvariella Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (DeCandolle) Vizzini, Contu & Justo  

Status:

Found on wood chips and well-rotted wood.

Description:

White conical cap with close white gills (pinkish in age); white stalk tapers upward; volva at base may be almost entirely below ground. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Smooth Volvariella (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Smooth Volvariella (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Smooth Volvariella (volva) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Smooth Volvariella specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Ellipsoid, smooth, light brown; measured 10.3-11.0 X 3.6-3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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