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Saprobic on soil. Large mushrooms with pink spores and a conspicuous volva. The exotic V. speciosa is quite common in human habitats (grassy paddocks and wood chip mulches), whereas V. surrecta is known from a single specimen from native forest.

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 Volvariella gloiocephala  
 Volvariella surrecta  
 Volvariella taylorii