Common: Honey Fungus, Boot-lace Fungus
Latin: Armillaria mellea
Eating notes: Reportedly causes stomach upsets in some people. Only pick very young specimens.
Cap: 3-12cm Convex then flattened. Honey coloured with small dark fibrous scales. The scales are more dense near the centre of the cap.
Gills: Slightly decurrent. Initially white, later yellow.
Stem: Yellowish with a thick cottony ring.
Habitat: On roots and stumps of deciduous trees.
Frequency: Very Common