Definition of Armillaria
1. Noun. Genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae
Member holonyms: Shoestring Fungus, Armillaria Caligata, Booted Armillaria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armillaria
Literary usage of Armillaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"armillaria ROOT-ROT Caused by armillaria mellea (Fries) Quelet This ... In certain sections, however, armillaria root-rot is more prevalent on other plants. ..."
2. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"134. SPHAEROCEPHALUS Batt. Fung. Hist. 32. 1755. armillaria (Fries) Quel. Champ. Jura Vbsg. 36 (metonym). 1872. ..."
3. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"summer to late autumn. When fresh it is without scent, but a peculiarly sickening odor is present in drying plants. armillaria The genus armillaria is ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"This survey and report will be published in full in the forthcoming issue of the North Carolina High School Bulletin. armillaria mellea, Clitocybe cespitosa ..."