Observation 186231: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude

When: 2014-10-29

Collection location: Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: mushy

No specimen available

Large, about the size of a king oyster. Funky mushroom smell, strong and sweet. Dry all around.

Growing from the wood at the base of a living oak, in a yard.

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Armillaria is
By: mushy
2014-10-29 15:42:59 CDT (-0400)

my first instinct, too. Never have seen them looking like this . . . not at all the colors or shape. But the narrowing stipe, coming from wood, and the strong, familiar Armillaria smell seems about right.

Created: 2014-10-29 12:24:56 CDT (-0400)
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