This specimen was identified as A. ostoyae through morphology (note pointed stipe bases and scales on the pileus; microscopically there are clamps at the bases of the basida, which A. mellea lacks), mating and DNA studies. Specimen at CFMR in Madison WI

TJV 93-186

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A ostoyae vs A. solidipes.
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2011-02-07 17:55:24 CST (-0500)

Armillaria solidipes should be the correct name, but I never got around to changing it on MO. See

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