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Armillaria sp.

Honey Fungus

Armillaria sp. Saprotrophic or Parasitic on wood - Medium to large fungus

Cap (Pileus): small to large, fleshy, convex to umbonate (with umbo a small swelling in centre of cap, glabrous (smooth, without hairs) to squamulose (with small scales)..

Giils (Lamellae): decurrent (run down stem) to adnate (squarely attached to stem). White, cream-coloured or pinkis, more or less crowded.

Stem (Stipe): well developed, central solid to hollow through length, fibrous, fleshy, rhizomorphs (root-like aggregation of hyphae)

Veil/ring (annulus) generally present, annulate (ring) and persistent, more or less distinctly double in most species, sometimes absent.

Context (interior flesh of fungus): soft, fleshy.

Spores: pure white to pale ochraceous in mass

Comments: found in large groups on fallen wood, dead stumps and living trees

 

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Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Clyde River Retreat - 20 Jun 2020 by ClydeRiver Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 8 Jun 2019 by Nivlek Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 8 Jun 2019 by Nivlek Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 7 May 2019 by Nivlek
Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Clyde River Retreat - 20 Jun 2020 by ClydeRiver
Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 8 Jun 2019 by Nivlek
Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 8 Jun 2019 by Nivlek
Armillaria sp. (Honey Fungus) at Broughton Vale, NSW - 7 May 2019 by Nivlek

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Species information

  • Armillaria sp. Scientific name
  • Honey Fungus Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 54.4472751439965m to 58.9982889269127m Recorded at altitude

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