Observation 118177: Armillaria tabescens (Scop.) Emel

When: 2012-09-14

Collection location: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

41.6167° 87.0669°

Who: Danielle B. (dbly)

No specimen available

- found in a red and white oak forest, many specimens growing together in a group in soil with leaves covering the forest floor

-pileus planer in shape with slight umbo, dry/dull, smooth/velutinous surface, brown/caramel color, 70mm in diameter, undulating margin

- adnate even gills, gill margin discolorous darker, color= light cream orange with burnt orange outer edge, regular lamellulae present, 42mm in length

-fibrillose/shiny(some slimy substance was presnt) stipe surface, 85mm length and 10mm in width, caespitose stipe base

-no annulus or volva present

-sweet floral/fruit odor

-spores taken from gill, elliptical in shape w/ circular object in the content of all spores

- spore measurements (length/width) (in micrometers) I tried to include the one of the largest and smallest spores I could find along with the majority of the same sized spores that I found. Measured with an 100x oil immersion objective.

1. 7.47/5.81
2. 7.47/4.98
3. 7.47/4.98
4. 8.3/5.81
5. 9.13/4.98
6. 9.13/5.81
7. 9.13/5.81
8. 9.13/5.81
9. 9.13/5.81
10. 9.13/5.81

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