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Spotting

Description:

about 2" tall. saw maybe 3 or 4, several inches apart. cute pointy caps.

Habitat:

growing up out of the ground/leaf litter in the woods

Notes:

My sister found these while we were on a walk together. Made my day! :)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Silky volvaria
Volvariella bombycina


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2 Comments

gully.moy
gully.moy 7 years ago

Looks like a member of the genus Entoloma in my opinion.

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 7 years ago

Thank you, tomato.glasgow, for your suggestion. However, according to http://www.mushroomexpert.com/volvariell... the silky volvaria should have an unlined margin and be growing on wood. Neither is the case with my mushroom.

Georgetown, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Nov 28, 2013
Submitted on Dec 7, 2013

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