Observation 198299: Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler

When: 2015-01-11

Collection location: Karaganda city parks, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.806° 73.1052° 575m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Armillariella tabescens (Scop ex Fr.) Sing. Tricholomatace, Agaricales. (Ringless Honey Mushroom or Китайский опенок).

Cap: 5-10 cm convex up to almost flat, margins rolled in; brown up to yellowish-brown (tawny), Cap surface is smooth or fine velvety; margins are radial hairy and often have a hairy veil remnant. Flesh is white.
Gills: descending stalk, close, narrow; whitish up to cream-white.
Veil: partial veil whitish hairy or cotton-like living hairy remnants at upper part of stalk.
Stalk: 4-6cm long and 1-2.5cm thick; usually tapering toward base, brownish-white, coarse velvety or hairy.
Edibility: good, several methods of cooking; these dried mushrooms are also very common and popular.
Habitat: last several years this kind appeared in some vegetable shops of Karaganda city. Crowded clusters are growing artificially in underground floor of some city buildings all-year round.
Comments: location means only approximate location of the vegetable shop to find this kind.



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