BMS Mystery Mushroom #1

Basidium basidium at
Wed Jul 18 02:01:14 EST 2001

It appears to have free gills; brownish-pink spores; a thin saccate volva; and
a habit on wood or wood debris.  This would place it firmly in genus
Volvariella.  Uncommon.

David W. Fischer
Coauthor, "Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America" and
   "Mushrooms of Northeastern North America"
E-mail: basidium at

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