Ringless Honey Mushroom Desarmillaria tabescens (Scopoli) R.A. Koch & Aime    Synonyms: Armillaria tabescens.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Physalacriaceae   >   Genus Desarmillaria   

Status:

Found in clusters on hardwood trees and stumps, especially oaks.

Description:

Cap: Orangish-brown with dark cottony fibers, dry; convex to broadly convex with broad umbo, flat to depressed in age; veil remnants on margin; strong pleasant odor. Gills: White (pinkish-brown in age); subdecurrent, close. Stalk: White at top, yellow to brownish-gray below; scurfy/fibrous (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Relationships:

Affiliated with hardwoods, especially oaks.

There are 92 records in the project database.

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Ringless Honey Mushroom growing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/20/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (8/14/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Baltimore City, Maryland (9/16/2020). (c) omihvtz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by omihvtz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom (young fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/15/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/12/2010). Shown here caps covered with white spores dropped from overlapping caps. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Harford Co., Maryland (9/3/2019). (c) Ryan Patrick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by biglaughinggym via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/15/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/4/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom (old fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/2/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Charles Co., Maryland (7/8/2019). (c) htvtphoenix, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by htvtphoenix via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) martharosetta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by martharosetta via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Ringless Honey Mushroom specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2010). Elliptical, smooth; measured 8.2-8.4 X 4.5-5.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) cynroux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by cynroux via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/28/2020). (c) marmet25, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by marmet25 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Maryland (9/11/2020). (c) J. Muro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by J. Muro via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) martharosetta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by martharosetta via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Charles Co., Maryland (9/15/2020). (c) greenknight03, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by greenknight03 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Charles Co., Maryland (9/15/2020). (c) greenknight03, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by greenknight03 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Ringless Honey Mushroom specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Ringless Honey Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (8/14/2018). Elliptical, smooth; measured 7.4-8.5 x 4.6-5.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/28/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/28/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/11/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Ringless Honey Mushroom in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/11/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)


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