Observation 12331: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude
When: 2008-10-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground in oak woods. Found during an Eastern Penn Mushroomers foray.

Spore print and microscopic to follow.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gifford Pinchot State Park, YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA’ to ‘Gifford Pinchot State Park, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Proposed Names

-16% (4)
Recognized by sight
-9% (4)
Recognized by sight: Not A. mellea but the complex is problematic.
51% (3)
Recognized by sight: Looks like it was growing singly and has the inflated base that I think is typical of A. gallica.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: indistinguishable from A. gallica in the NE without mating studies.
85% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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added photos
By: James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)
2009-02-03 20:36:57 CST (-0500)

I don’t recall clearly whether they grew clustered or singly. All I can do at this point is upload some additional photos.

impossible to tell
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-02-03 14:09:40 CST (-0500)

from the pictures which species. What did the base of the mushroom look like? Were they single or clustered?

It looks more like A. gallica to me.

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