No Common Name Armillaria gallica Marxmüller  Synonyms: Armillaria bulbosa, Armillaria lutea, Armillaria mellea var. bulbosa.


Usually found solitary on the ground. A. gallica has a remarkable history. A specimen discovered in Crystal Falls, Michigan was found to be more than 1,500 years old and the size, 9,700 Kilograms (a mass greater than a blue whale) made it the "largest organism in the world." These statistics were published by Smith, M.L., J.N. Bruhn & J.B. Anderson (1992). (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

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Armillaria gallica in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/31/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

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