Observation 180609: Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P. Kumm.
When: 2006-08-02
(49.405834° 75.423692° 1100m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Armillariella mellea (Vahl exFr.)Karst., Tricholomataceae, Agaricales.
(Опенок осенний. Honey Mushroom).

Cap: 4-8cm convex up to broadly convex with incurved margins, sometimes slightly knobbed when old; the older cap is the more tiny concentric scales or darker spots; color is reddish-brown in the centre and brownish-yellow along margin. Cap surface is smooth and some glossy for young mushroom then rough for old; flesh whitish.
Gills: descending stalk, moderately broad and distant with intermediate short gills; color from white or cream-white up to yellowish- or brownish-white when old.
Stalk: 6-12cm long, white above narrow ring and below up to reddish-brown or yellowish-brown when old; 0.8-2cm thick fibrous and sometimes hollow when old.
Veil: partial veil membranous with radial lines off-white or brownish-white at very young mushrooms. It makes a ring under a cap.
Edibility: tasty (several methods of cooking).
Habitat: small clusters or very abundant crowded clusters on pine-tree tree stumps and trunks minor nearby, sometimes also at partially rotten deciduous wood in pine-tree forest.
Season: August-November

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