Volvariella surrecta

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Volvariella surrecta

On Clitocybe nebularis, 5 November 2005 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, then flattened, silky fibrous, whitish, to about 8 cm across

Gills

Free, broad, crowded, white then pink

Stem

+/- equal, whitish, emerging from a fleshy sack, or volva

Flesh

White, firm

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

On old fruit bodies of Tricholomataceae, especially Clitocybe nebularis

Spore Print

Pink

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (5-7) x (3-5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible