Observation 150826: Armillaria badicephala Zeller

At or after the 2013 OMS Fall Show, this was provisionally identified as “Tricholoma badicephala”. When I added this Observation to MO I could not find T. badicephala anywhere on the internet. I did find Armillaria badicephala and added that Name to MO, and used it for this observation. Zeller’s description of A. badiicephala is consistent with what I think I see in Richard Tullis’s photo. Zeller says that one might think it’s a Tricholoma, but rejects that possibility.
Joe Cohen

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better to use species name
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2014-10-31 16:08:16 CST (-0600)

My vote above is not that this is an Armillaria, but rather that I would prefer to ID this to species level, even if this species is eventually moved to another genus.

Zeller was wrong…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-07 21:02:40 CST (-0600)

It’s a Tricholoma. This looks okay for it (although maybe a bit coarse-scaled). I can’t tell if it’s that species from the photo.

Created: 2013-11-01 17:02:26 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2014-10-31 16:03:26 CST (-0600)
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