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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a mushroom that grows in clusters on wood and tree stumps. It is distinguished from the honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea) and Pholiota mutabilis by its yellowish green gills and the bitter taste of the meat. H. fasciculare is poisonous.
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