BMS Mystery Mushroom #1

Paul Pirot paul.pirot.mycology at
Wed Jul 18 03:48:29 EST 2001

Of course! You and Clive Shirley are perfectly right! There is a (thin but
visible) volva, and the cap shows still some stickiness. I answered too quick.
Shame on me! And thanks for you...


Basidium a écrit :

> 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
> Website:

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