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Armillaria mellea

Observed: 25th October 2012 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

This is the chunky form of Armillaria mellea found in Scot's pine wood on roots

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Honey Fungus (Armillaria mellea) interacts

Comments

djturpin's picture

Dimensions

How thick are these?

jhn7's picture

Is this another grid reference issue?

Sorry to keep on at you, I want you to complete the job to the best possible standard. You have done so well renaming 2012!

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

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Thanks Janet

Was both and missed the title I am pleased with the help as I think the more looking at them the better the grid id right and will edit the Title

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D.M.H.'s picture

Look very similar to Pholiota

Look very similar to Pholiota spp. But being conifer unlikely.

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conifer

They are sometimes found on conifer but not as common as on broad leaf I saw these mature so am confident with my identification but thanks for asking.

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D.M.H.'s picture

Actually don't all Pholiota

Actually don't all Pholiota have yellow flesh doh!

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armillaria

This is classed as the chunky form of armillaria mellea out of Roger Phillips book flesh white. Pholiota flesh light to dark yellow,don't worry fungi are there to drive us mad

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