Observation 181883: Armillaria gemina Bérubé & Dessur.

When: 2014-10-06

Collection location: West Hartford, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

The cluster appeared to be attached by rhizomorphs to a hard wood twig that was on the ground—maple, oak and beech woods.

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Recognized by sight: Dark scaly cap; on hardwood
Used references: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/armillaria_ostoyae.html and Tom Volk’s comments on obs 25213
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Recognized by sight

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Thanks for the proposal, Dave
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-10-07 15:51:19 CDT (-0500)

I’ve only seen Armillaria once and never in the button stage. Now that I’ve done a little reading I can see that the black rhizomorphs are an indicator for the genus.


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