Observation 118364: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude
When: 2012-11-29
No herbarium specimen

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54% (1)
Used references: growing on word, gills decurrent,
growing on word, yellow-orange, gills decurrent
Based on microscopic features: spore print white, spores round to oblong 5 by 5 to 8 microns
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: Omphalotus is usually bright yellow. This looks more like Armillaria mellea which should have spores 6-10 microns x 5-6 microns. I can’t tell from the photos, but the cap should also have honey-brown fibrils on it, ergo the common name Honey Mushroom. Another cool test for Omphalotus is to leave it in a dark room at night. If you can see the mushroom with the lights off, it is probably Omphalotus illudens, which produces bioluminescence.
85% (1)
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