Observation 163580: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude
When: 2014-04-17

Notes: Maybe Paxillus involutus. Found two joined specimens about a meter up an old dead hollw tree stump and a single specimen at the base, (more mature and darker) on an exposed root. Rainforest area with low light and wet soil.

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This specimen which was located at the base of the stump on exposed root system had a darker cap, (see previous image 3387) and the stipe was tending to split when picked and had a velvety appearance to it . This fungi stipe also had a slight green colour in the daylight.

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Might be Armillaria hinnulea
Threesome

I will post some individual micrographs as soon as I can. Thanks for the input MOM’s. I added a note to this comment and it has disappeared. (maybe I forgot to save!). I noted that the darker specimen cap although looking the same as the other two “could” be a different specimen.

OZ Surprises

Dave/Jacob, Backs up what I said previously don’t you agree. Every outing I come across something that is Different or breaks the rules. Brian (Looney) can taste my finds for me if he comes over anytime. I will sit and watch. LOL.kk

Ian, the last mushroom pictured…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-19 05:41:21 PDT (-0700)

appears to show the remains of a partial veil in the form of an annulus on the stipe. I know of no species of Paxillus with this feature.

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Created: 2014-04-17 18:18:59 PDT (-0700)
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