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Noun1.Armillariella - a honey-colored diminutive form of genus ArmillariaArmillariella - 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
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
Armillariella mellea, honey fungus, honey mushroom - a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw
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Transformation of [alpha] and [beta] pinenes by means of Armillariella mellea (honey fungus), a parasite of woodlands.
2001) reported the extraction, purification and characterization of aflatoxin degrading enzyme, aflatoxin detoxifizyme (AFDF) from Armillariella tabascens.
It may come as no surprise that the final player in the oak's demise is often a fungus, in this case Armillariella mellea, the cause of Armillaria root rot.