honey fungus

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honey fungus

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(Plants) an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Armillaria mellea, having a yellow-spotted cap and wrinkled stems, parasitic on the roots of woody plants, which it may kill by root rot. It spreads by thin black underground strands. Also called: bootlace fungus
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Noun1.honey fungus - a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fallhoney fungus - a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Armillariella, genus Armillariella - a honey-colored diminutive form of genus Armillaria; grows in clusters; edible (when cooked) but most attention has been on how to get rid of it
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honungsskivling
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1998) concluyen que Agaricus bisporus y Armillaria bulbosa se encuentran entre los hongos con mayores niveles de 5 metil citosina en DNA total, por encima de los Ascomycetes.