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Volvariella gloiocephala (DC.) Boekhout & Enderle (Stubble Rosegill)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Pegler, D.N. & Legon, N.W., 1998 Profiles of Fungi No. 96: Volvariella gloiocephala (DC:Fr.) Boekhout & Enderle
Shaw, P.J.A. & Kibby, G., 2001 Aliens in the flowerbeds - the fungal biodiveristy of ornamental woodchips

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Volvariella gloiocephala (Stubble Rosegill)

Volvariella gloiocephala may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(a family of toadstools)
(rosegill toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 feeding and other relationships of Volvariella gloiocephala (Stubble Rosegill)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A large toadstool of fields and gardens which is very common in some years. It is found on soil rich in humus, amongst decaying vegetable refuse or in grass, especially where dung has lain.
British records 874
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