Featuring mycology lessons, essays, and mushroom photographs and descriptions by Dianna Smith and a series of mycology articles by Bill Bakaitis
Armillaria solidipes (Armillaria ostoyae) on conifers
Parasitic, pathogenic Armillaria that
is common on conifers and hardwoods in northern states and Canada. Often grows
in clusters at base of conifers (hemlock) with pointed basal stem..
Large brown cap covered in dark brown to
blackish scales. Annulus brownish.
Reports of gastrointestinal distress may
be due to undercooking, eating slightly old specimens, or eating too many shrooms.
Armillaria solidipes (Armillaria ostoyae)