When: 2006-09-23

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

SOMA foray met at Fisk Mill Cove and collected at the northern end of the park. Conks were the dominant fungi of the day!

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Blackish scales on cap.

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Armillaria sinapina characters
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2006-09-24 17:32:09 CDT (-0400)

Armillaria sinapina – Annulus cobwebby & white to yellow, leaving yellowish remnants on cap and stalk; Cap brown to red brown with dark scales; Stalk brown with yellowish fibrils, base slightly larger than apex; Solitary to clusters of 2 or 3; Hardwoods & conifers; COMMON; (ColorPhoto: Mushrooms in Color by Miller & Miller page 178; Also Arora MD, page 197; both photos as A. mellea.

Key features?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2006-09-23 23:34:09 CDT (-0400)

What are the key features you use to separate this species from A. mellea and A. ostoyae? Is this the one that tends to grow on downed maples and don’t cluster closely together?