Honey fungus: identifying mushrooms
Mushrooms and toadstools change as they age, so it can be difficult to identify them. Honey fungus can kill garden plants. Here’s how to check if a mushroom is likely to be honey fungus.
- Colour honey-beige-brown
- Pale gills
- Pale spore print
- Typically stem of constant thickness along its length (Armillaria gallica can be bulbous)
- Grows in clumps
- Grows near a source of dead or dying (and sometimes apparently healthy) plant material
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