Armillaria solidipes (Armillaria ostoyae) ‘Honey Mushroom’                         (4 Photos and Description)

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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.

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Armillaria solidipes (Armillaria ostoyae)