Observation 18781: Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-02-23
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Growing in full sun in lawn.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:49 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA’ to ‘Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, USA

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sounds like a honey in your lawn….could be what killed the trees!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-02-25 18:58:08 CST (-0600)
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-24 00:39:46 CST (-0600)

Armillaria sp. almost certainly (though the gills look rather dark, I suspect it is just because they are waterlogged), though we would need to see the stipe to see if it has a ring or not before calling it A. tabescens. The scales on the pileus are too generalized a feature within the genus to help in identifying it to species.

trees or woody shrubs nearby?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-02-23 21:39:10 CST (-0600)
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2009-02-23 19:00:00 CST (-0600)

Resembles Armillaria tabsescens

Created: 2009-02-23 18:51:53 CST (-0600)
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