Observation 60072: Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P. Kumm.

When: 2008-09-21

Collection location: Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

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Cap can be sticky
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-12-01 16:17:07 PST (-0800)

From Kuo’s mushroom expert site: Cap: 3-15 cm, convex to broadly convex or flat in age; the margin often arched in maturity; dry or tacky;

How about slimy cap?
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2010-12-01 16:11:22 PST (-0800)

I thought about it too. The only thing that bothers me is that cap was obviously slimy or viscid when young, judging by the debris and earth stuck to the top of it – I don’t know any Armillaria with this charachteristic

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