volva

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agarics with pink spores but lacking both volva and annulus (includes some that are poisonous) Entoloma , genus Entoloma
large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva; brittle caps of red or purple or yellow or green or blue; differs from genus Lactarius in lacking milky juice genus Russula , Russula
agarics having pink spores and a distinct volva genus Volvaria , Volvaria
membrane initially completely investing the young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth; represented in the mature mushroom by a volva around lower part of stem and scales on upper surface of the cap universal veil , velum
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