Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Physalacriaceae
Species: Armillaria gallica Marxm. & Romagn.
Synonyms: Armillaria bulbosa
Armillaria mellea var. bulbosa
Armillariella bulbosa
Common Name: Bulbous Honey Fungus

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    Armillaria gallicaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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    Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
    Quercus (9)
    Fagus sylvatica (6)
    Fraxinus excelsior (5)
    Corylus avellana (4)
    Betula (3)
    Ulex europaeus (1)
    Quercus robur (1)
    Quercus petraea (1)
    Taxus baccata (1)
    Hazel (1)
    Crataegus monogyna (1)
    Beech (1)
    Alnus glutinosa (1)
    Acanthaceae (1)
    Alnus (1)
    Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
    Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (34)
    Neutral grassland: semi-improved (14)
    Woodland: mixed (13)
    Woodland (12)
    Parkland and scattered trees (8)
    Built up area, domestic (7)
    Woodland: broadleaved (6)
    Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (5)
    Scrub (3)
    Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
    Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
    Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
    Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
    Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
    Calcareous grassland (1)
    Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
    Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
    Neutral grassland (1)
    Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
    Woodland: plantation (1)
    Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
    Dead Wood (9)
    Soil (9)
    Stump (9)
    Buried Wood (7)
    Soil Leaves (7)
    Soil Mossy (6)
    Soil Grassy (5)
    Castanea sativa (3)
    Fallen Tree (3)
    Log (3)
    Quercus rubra (3)
    Fallen log (2)
    Tree (2)
    tree base (2)
    wood (2)
    Fallen Wood (1)
    trunk, dead (1)
    trunk, mossy (1)
    Months recorded in & number of records:
    July (1)
    September (10)
    October (74)
    November (11)