Armillaria


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armillaria

(ˌɑːmɪˈlɛərɪə)
n
(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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* The largest living thing on Earth is the Armillaria ostoyae, or the appropriately nicknamed Humongous Fungus, found covering about 4 square miles of forest in Oregon
Honey fungus is the common name given to several different species of fungi known as armillaria that attack and kill the roots of many woody and perennial plants, say the Royal Horticultural Society.
The last mushroom festival to begin in Michigan was the Humongous Fungus Festival in Crystal Falls, which started in 1992 to honor an Armillaria gallica fungus colony that stretches across 37 acres, weighs in at 21,000 pounds, and is around 1,500 years old.
Championship Rodeo Iron River (July 10-14) to the amazing Humongous Fungus Festival (in honor of world's largest contiguous living organism, an Armillaria bulbosa fungus, which spreads over 38 acres of land and is between 1,500 to 10,000 years old) in Crystal Falls (August 3-5), we've got summer fun for you and your family.
Molecular phylogeny of Armillaria from Patagonian Andes.
Stimulation of perithecium and ascospores production in Sordaria fimicola by Armillaria and various fungal species.
viride effective against Armillaria mellea is compatible with the fungicide captaf and blue copper only to some extent.
[[double dagger], NR] Armillaria caligata (Viv.) Gillet [[double dagger], NR] Armillaria calvescens Berube & Dessur.
Armillaria mellea, an edible and medicinal fungus, has been used for hundreds of years in East Asia.