Scientific name:Armillaria nigropunctata Herink 1973 Synonyms:Index Fungorum 15.07.2013: Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 3-8 cm across, first hemispherical to convex, later flat, slightly bumped in the center, honey-yellow or yellow-brown, with little scales, which are in the center very concentrated, in age scales disappear, margin is first inrolled, later stretched and small wrinkled.
Hymenophore: first white, later brown, narrow adnate.
Spore print: cream
Spore: elliptic, 7-9,5 x 4,5-6 μm
Stem: 5-10 x 0,5-1,5 cm, cylindrical, base thicker, first full, later hollow, with white ring which is blackish punctate or blackish stained, surface is yellowish, against base green yellow to olive yellow.
Flesh: white, hard, odor like fungi, taste mild.
Habitat: as saprofit on sawned stumps of deciduous trees and conifers, and as a parasite on the stems and roots of live trees, is very common, grows from summer to fall.
Edibility: conditionally edible only cooked