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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