(Honey Mushroom, Shoestring Root Rot)
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Spore Print: White
Edibility: Edible, when well cooked
Grows in the woods, usually on tree stumps, dead logs.
Also known as Shoestring Root Rot. Black rhizomorphs grow underground spreading the disease from tree to tree which resemble shoe strings. Armillaria Mellea is responsible for killing many trees each year. These were found at the base of large older Aspen trees. They were fruiting in such abundance you could gather pounds of them.
Edible when well cooked for most people.
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM