Observation 218389: Armillaria tabescens (Scop.) Emel

When: 2015-10-10

Collection location: Daytona Beach, Florida, USA [Click for map]


Who: Britt (Rocknrollo14)

No specimen available


1. Date collected: 10/10/15

2. Geographical location: Port Orange, FL (near Daytona Beach); Central East Coast of FL

3. Growing on, under, or in association with (type of tree or plants): Growing in clumps on the base of a tree; the tree has had it’s branches cut off & may be dying/dead as you can see in the pic; I took the pic of the tree after I pulled the mushrooms off of it so my dog wouldn’t eat them

4. Cap width: 1/2" to 1.5"

Stalk length: 2" to 4.5"

Stalk width: 1/4"

(Forgot to include pics with coins, but you may be able to use my finger in the pic for some comparison)

5. Use adjectives to describe the look and/or feel of the cap and stalk: (hairy, smooth, fleshy, fibrous, leathery, gelatinous, cracking, etc….)

Both fleshy?

5. Describe the gills, pores, or interior, if it doesn’t have an underside: (crowded, thin, narrow, attached to stalk or free, milky, forked, etc…)

Thin gills, attached to stalk

6. Other features not evident from the photos: (odor; change color when cut or touched; color if not evident from the photos; the number of specimens in the area; spore color seen on adjacent caps or from spore print; etc)

Didn’t notice any odor or color change when touched Nude, fleshy color About 100 Caps total on the bottom of the trunk of the tree- in clumps of about 10 to 25


Tree where the mushrooms were found. They were growing toward the bottom of the trunk of the tree, attached to the tree.
A cluster of the mushrooms

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Alan Rockefeller,
By: Britt (Rocknrollo14)
2015-10-11 11:17:01 CDT (-0400)

Yes, I have photos. Sorry they did not upload successfully the first time. Thank you for letting me know.

Do you have any photos?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-10-10 21:30:00 CDT (-0400)
Help please!
By: Britt (Rocknrollo14)
2015-10-10 19:17:03 CDT (-0400)

I have a dog who tries to eat these. Are they poisonous?

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