Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pluteaceae
Species: Volvariella surrecta (Knapp) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus loveianus
Agaricus surrectus
Volvaria loveiana
Volvaria surrecta
Common Name: Piggyback Rosegill


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Volvariella surrectaPhotographer:  Ivan Quail
Photographer: Ivan Quail

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Clitocybe nebularis (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fruitbody (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (1)
October (1)