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Armillariella tabescens

Ringless Honey Mushroom

Family Tricholomataceae


Potentially Edible
Yellow-brown, dry, scaly cap with white to discolored gills and stalk. In clusters.

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Description

Cap: 2.5-10 cm (1-4") wide. Convex to flat or sunken, margins uplift with age. Dry yellow-brown with flat to erect scales.

Gills: Somewhat descending stalk, nearly distant, narrow to broad. Whitish staining pink to brown.

 


Gills (Limor Weizmann Swampscott, MA)
Gills and Stalk

Cap (Limor Weizmann Swampscott, MA)
Cap



Stalk: 7.5-20 cm (3-8") long and 0.5-1.5 cm (1/4-5/8") thick. Tapering toward base. Fibrousm off-white to brownish. Stuffed to hollow.

Spore print: White.

 

Habitat and Range

In large clusters at bases of trees of over buried wood, especially oak. North East North America to Florida, west to Kansas and Texas.

Season

September- November.

 

 

Young Mushrooms  (Limor Weizmann Swampscott, MA)
Young Mushrooms

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