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Honey fungus

Armillaria mellea

Description:

Armillaria mellea, commonly known as honey fungus, is a basidiomycete fungus in the genus Armillaria. Armillaria mellea is widely distributed in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The fruit body or mushroom, commonly known as stump mushroom, stumpie, honey mushroom, pipinky or pinky, grows typically on hardwoods but may be found around and on other living and dead wood or in open areas. The pictured honey fungus cluster was spotted at the base of a dead tree trunk, in the forest near Makrirrahi village, Pelion mountain, Greece.



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Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Lat: 39.43, Long: 23.11

Spotted on Oct 15, 2017
Submitted on Oct 12, 2018

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