Observation 26801: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude

When: 2009-10-18

Collection location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Toby Janssen (Toby Janssen)

No specimen available

Notes: I’d love to figure out exactly what these are. There were four different species of armillaria this fall and I can’t distinguish which is which. I managed to see them when they were young and some till almost grown . It seemed like some animal ate these mushrooms because they would get to a certain amount of growth then they would be destroyed. Most of the mushrooms would be gone and what was left was in shreds all over the place. I’ll post all four in separate entries. Three look like Armillaria Mellea but the species were distinctly different from each other.

Mystery Armillaria 4
The fuzz on the young caps is grey white. Growing in small clusters or singly on the ground and out of cut wood,
CAP 7cm w 3cm h, cap is spherical shaped when young, honey brown with small hairs all over when mature
GILLS -white
STEM 10cm h x 3cm w white and fluffy textured with slight pink brown tint when mature, no yellow stains, the veil is white and so is the ring, no yellow anywhere
the base id bulbous even on the mushrooms growing in a small cluster
LOCATION -growing out of the ground and from scrap wood with the black shoelaces running under the bark

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