When: 2010-09-08

Collection location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: clevshroom

No specimen available

Found hundreds of these clusters in hardwood/ Hemlock forest. Have a fruity aroma, ones that had released spores where white spores. Attached gills, no bruising, lower stem is brownish. Stem is firm but appears hollow. No sign of veil. Gills are white turning brown after spore release. The caps are brown going semi convex for mature one. Cap sizes range from 1- 3 inches. Will have pics up soon.

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hand held
By: clevshroom
2010-09-08 22:00:58 CDT (-0400)

They are greyish some have a grey/ blue, all the stems seem to have a brown color when cut near the base of the stem.

A lot of Armillaria
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-09-08 19:53:52 CDT (-0400)

will age greyish-black near the base of the stems, I bet it is just an artifact of the lighting

your hand-held mushroom stem…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-09-08 19:42:17 CDT (-0400)

sure looks blue-ish to me. trick of the light?