Armillaria mellea

This is one of the most dangerous parasites of trees, causing an intensive white rot and ultimately death; there is no cure and the fungus is responsible for large losses of timber each year.
Season Autumn
Habitat Conifers
Habitat Deciduous
Microlocation Stump
Cap Convex
Cap Fibrillose
Cap Flat
Cap color Yellow
Cap color Brown
Cap size 2" - 4" (5cm - 10cm)
Cap edge Incurved
Cap flesh color White
Gills Adnate
Gills Decurrent
Gills color White
Gills color Red
Gills form Dense
Stipe Flaky
Stipe color Yellow
Stipe color Brown
Stipe size 6" - 8" (15cm - 20cm)
Stipe section Tubular
Ring Upwards
Base of stipe Spindle
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