Image Number: 5492510

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Descriptor:
Fruiting Bodies
Description:
Parasitic and/or saprobic on hardwood roots. Prolific late summer and early fall mushroom popping up in lawns and on forest floors in tight clusters that share a basal anchor to the ground which connects to hardwood roots underground. Armillaria tabescens synonym. Mushroom tends to dissolve into pile of mush after insect infestation.
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Field

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Image location:
United States, Ohio, Ohio, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Armillaria
Subject: Armillaria tabescens (Scop.) Emel
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Image last updated:
Wednesday, May 1, 2013