Volvariella bombycina
INDIANA MUSHROOMS
Cap up to 20cm across, finely fuzzy on top; margin frilled. Gills free, pink
spore print. Grows from wood and emerges from a sack-like volva.
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Volvariella bombycina
Ron Kerner
"My time has come." Volvariella bombycina emerging.
These images show a 12 hour time lapse. Note yellow layer on inside
of volva; this probably gives the cap the yellow sheen it often exhibits.
Gills turn a dark pinkish hue (salmon) with age and is caused by the pink
spores this mushroom produces. Rose Gill is a common name.
Eleven mushrooms at once on one tree. And a picture of
three mushrooms and a mushroom geek.
Growing from decay/wound on
a otherwise healthy maple tree.
More information at
Urban Mushrooms