Volvariella bombycina (Schaeff.) Singer
(silky rosegill)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesVolvariella bombycina (silky rosegill)
GenusVolvariella (rosegill toadstools)
FamilyPLUTEACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill) :
1: Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)
18 Sep 2001 OSGR: TQ02 51° 0' N, 0° 30' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on broken Beech trunk
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - in situ (2)
2: Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)
28 Jul 1986 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - top view - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - underside -in situ - natural lightImage 3: Fruitbody - underside -in situ - natural light (2)Image 4: Fruitbody - underside -in situ - natural light - close-upImage 5: Fruitbody - underside -in situ - natural light - close-up (2)Image 6: Fruitbody - underside -in situ - natural light - close-up (3)Image 7: Fruitbody - underside showing gills - in situImage 8: Fruitbody - underside showing gills - lain downImage 9: Gills and stipe apex - close-upImage 10: Gills and stipe apex - close-up (2)Image 11: Volva - side view - close-up - in situImage 12: Cap - margin - close-up - enlargedImage 13: Gills at cap margin - close-up - enlargedImage 14: Volva - close-up - enlargedImage 15: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 16: Pleurocystidia (tips) - magnifiedImage 17: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 18: DescriptionImage 19: Description - contdImage 20: Description - contd 2
3: Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)
9 Sep 1971 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
on fallen, rotten, wet elm log lying in pool of water
Image 1: Fruitbody - top view - lain down
4: Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)
24 Sep 1968 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
On rotting Elm log lying in pool of water
Image 1: Button - close-up - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - in situ

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)

Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 44 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Volvariella bombycina (Silky Rosegill)
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