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(Plants) any of various fungi of the genus Armillaria, which are white-spored and cause wood rot. Many species are parasitic.
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Noun1.armillaria - genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juiceArmillaria - genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
shoestring fungus - any of several fungi of the genus Armillaria that form brown stringy rhizomorphs and cause destructive rot of the roots of some trees such as apples or maples
Armillaria caligata, booted armillaria - fungus with a brown cap and white gills and a membranous ring halfway up the stalk
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Over the last three to four years the RHS has been carrying out research on whether bark and wood chip mulches do encourage the development and spread of Armillaria mellea.
Enzone(R) (Sodium Tetrathiocarbonate) is a patent protected soil fungicide and nematicide, used to control Phylloxera and Armillaria on grapes, Phytophthora on citrus and a wide range of plant parasitic nematodes on high value perennial crops such as trees, fruits and vines.
And there is no practical control for this disease, which is caused by a soilborne fungus, Armillaria spp.
3 BOOTLACE FUNGUS - at this time of year this fungus, known alternatively as honey fungus or Armillaria root rot, is showing itself as large clusters of honey-coloured toadstools, often around the bases of old tree stumps.
Armillaria mellea) and crown gall (Agrobacterium tumefaciens), and the cultivars against blight (Xanthomonas campestris), and development of aflatoxin (Aspergillus flavus).
The largest living organism ever found is a honey mushroom, Armillaria ostoyae.
The oak trees suffering from drought were attacked by the mushroom Armillaria mellea.
Armillaria nabsnona, a new species from western North America.
vitellinus as two separate species and recognized all five different species of Armillaria (honey fungus), when these had been put together by the rest of the early mycologists.
But to nine people inside a classroom at the Advanced Technology Center at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke on a recent Friday night, it's an Armillaria.