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Volvariella bombycina

Observed: 17th July 2008 By: flaxtonflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

If I had realised that what looked and felt to be an emerging Polyporus squamosus was actually Volveriella bombycina I would not have touched it but by then it was too late.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

GrizzledBadger's picture

Came across this 10/ 15 yrs

Came across this 10/ 15 yrs back, where i work, at the base of an Ash.

Brock

jhn7's picture

What a shame!

I would love to see a Silky Rosegill, a photo was next to a Stubble Rosegill I was looking up this morning. I had no idea they developed like this. What a find!

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

flaxton's picture

I have added a poor photo of

I have added a poor photo of a specimen found in the same area some years ago but it does show the distinctive cap surface.

jhn7's picture

Thank you!

How interesting, really very individual and it does look silky.

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

Chalkie's picture

Is this the same as mine?

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/290635

Is this Silky Rosegill too?