When: 2009-02-23

Collection location: Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: KathyPiper (piper)

No specimen available

Notes:
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 17:58:08 MST (-0700)
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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-23 23:39:46 MST (-0700)

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 20:39:10 MST (-0700)
Armillaria?
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2009-02-23 18:00:00 MST (-0700)

Resembles Armillaria tabsescens