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Paddy straw mushroom (433) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Paddy straw mushroom, straw mushroom, Chinese mushroom.

Scientific Name

Volvariella volvacea

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Pacioni G (1993) The MacDomald Encyclopedia of mushrooms and toadstools. Little, Brown and Company (UK) Limited. London; and Volvariella volvacea. Wikipedia. (; and Amanita phalloides. Wikipedia. (; and Kuo M (2018) Volvariella volvacea. Mushroom Expert.Com. (; and Amanita phalloides (2020 Wikipedia. ( and from FAO (2017) Straw mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) cultivation for livelihood diversification in Laos. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ( Photo 1 Chong Fat ( Photo 4 Len Worthington Volvariella volvacea (Bul.) Singer (1951). ( Photo 5 Archenzo. Amanita phalloides. Piacenza's mountains (

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