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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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|Noun||1.||honey 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
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