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Honey fungus

Observed: 15th November 2009 By: miked
iSpot team
Fungi and Lichens expert
 MG 5331
 MG 5340
Description:

These two are the same clump just one in sun and the other with the caps shaded. They were very yellow but showing the nice honey colour that gives the fungus its name.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Armillaria interacts

Comments

Anna's picture

I'm having trouble

I'm having trouble distinguishing between Armillaria species. The trouble is that most of them are variable anyway, and even taxonomists regularly argue about them!

miked's picture

Possibly this is the typical

Possibly this is the typical A. mellea, if so then some of the other Armillarias are distinctly different e.g.http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/239053