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Volvariella surrecta (Knapp) Singer (Piggyback Rosegill)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Evans, S., 2003 (Colour photograph (back cover)) Causing a stir with English names
Mattock, G., 2002 (Colour photograph) Fungi upon other fungi grow - Britain's parasitic toadstools.
Moss, M., 2005 Volvariella surrecta - Piggyback Rosegill
Overall, A., 2007 (Colour photograph) Some Notable Fungi in Central London
Pegler, D.N. & Legon, N.W., 1998 Profiles of Fungi No. 99: Volvariella surrecta (Knapp) Sing.
Taylor, Z., 2010, Volvariella surrecta growing on the distorted and rotting remains of Clitocybe nebularis, Field Mycology, Vol 11 (1): 2 (Colour photograph) Volvariella surrecta growing on the distorted and rotting remains of Clitocybe nebularis
Various, 2015 Readers' Finds
Weber, R. & Webster, J., 1996 Volvariella surrecta: an uncommon mycoparasite

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Volvariella surrecta (Piggyback Rosegill)

Volvariella surrecta 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 2 feeding and other relationships of Volvariella surrecta (Piggyback Rosegill)

Further Information

1992 (Provisional) Red Data List Rare
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