Observation 122064: Armillaria gallica Marxm. & Romagn.

When: 2012-11-09

Collection location: 2864 Heather Bikeway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Amy Earl (amye)

No specimen available

Found on ground near maple. The stems were coated mostly white by the veil remnants but also the spores. All specimens had a bulbous base. Gills ranged from cream to yellow. Purplish/red bruising noted where cap had been bitten.


cobwebby partial veil
slightly decurrent gills, bulbous base

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Recognized by sight: White, cortinaceous (cobwebby) partial veil, subdecurrent gills, dark fibers on cap, slightly fleecy margin, bulbous stem base, growth on soil, evanescent ring. relatively small fruiting body, convex cap
Used references: Arora, MushroomExpert, Matchmaker, Rogers Mushrooms, Tom Volk’s key, Wikipedia

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