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Ringless Honey Fungus

Armillaria tabescens

Description:

Mushroom piles in my front yard. About 6-7" wide. Growing in an open yard under a White Crape Myrtle.

Habitat:

Urban

Notes:

Second photo taken about four days after the first.

5 Comments

Liam
Liam 11 years ago

Thanks so much, guys! I have some other fungi in my gallery that need some identification. Thanks again. :)

Gina9210
Gina9210 11 years ago

I agree with Alex its armillaria tabescens. Its a late summer early autumn mushroom.

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 11 years ago

this should also be a honey mushroom ( genus: armillaria [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armillaria ]) . i'm somewhat familiar with the species : mellea ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armillaria_... ) and solidipes (formerly Armillaria ostoyae [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armillaria_... ]) . that are relativ common mushrooms here. From what i saw the last weeks here: the Armillaria tabescens is also the 3 very common species of this genus (in america).
-- your spotting: the white spores, the shape and coloration of the cap, let me think this is also armillaria {probably}--> tabescens [ http://eol.org/pages/11449866/overview ]. hope it is helpfull,

Liam
Liam 11 years ago

Okay. Hopefully he will see this.

KarenL
KarenL 11 years ago

It looks possible Liam, but I'm no mushroom expert - Alex Konig is probably the guy to ask!

Liam
Spotted by
Liam

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Oct 12, 2011
Submitted on Oct 18, 2011

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