Observation 119829: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude

When: 2012-09-16

Collection location: Merrillville, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Danielle B. (dbly)

No specimen available


-found several specimens growing together in the soil around dead leaves

-pileus was dry and planer shape with a slight umbo, measured 110mm in diameter, smooth surface, with rolled margin, pileus color tan with brown center

-adnate even gills, off white (48mm in length) lamellulae present 2 tiers

-annulus present

-dry/slimy stipe, fibrillose surface, solid tapered at base, 198mm in length, 21mm in width, caespitose base

- no volva

-spore shape was an elliptical/subglobose shape

- 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. 8.3/4.98
2. 8.3/4.98
3. 8.3/4.98
4. 8.3/4.98
5. 8.3/4.98
6. 7.47/4.98
7. 8.3/4.98
8. 8.3/4.98
9. 7.47/4.98
10. 8.3/4.98

range (7.47-8.3) and (4.98)

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By: Danielle B. (dbly)
2012-12-14 04:19:56 PST (-0800)

I cannot find the gill picture

gill shot??
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-13 18:55:13 PST (-0800)
By: Danielle B. (dbly)
2012-12-13 18:54:25 PST (-0800)

I am not quite sure

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-13 17:23:10 PST (-0800)

this not Armillaria?

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