Definition of Genus armillaria

1. Noun. Genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot.

Exact synonyms: Armillaria
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae
Member holonyms: Shoestring Fungus, Armillaria Caligata, Booted Armillaria

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Armillaria

genus Argyranthemum
genus Argyreia
genus Argyrotaenia
genus Argyroxiphium
genus Arilus
genus Ariocarpus
genus Ariomma
genus Arisaema
genus Arisarum
genus Aristolochia
genus Aristotelia
genus Arius
genus Arizona
genus Armadillidium
genus Armeria
genus Armillaria
genus Armillariella
genus Armoracia
genus Arnica
genus Arnoseris
genus Arrhenatherum
genus Artamus
genus Artemia
genus Artemisia
genus Arthropteris
genus Artocarpus
genus Arum
genus Arundinaria
genus Arundo
genus Arvicola

Literary usage of Genus armillaria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"ARMILLARIA The genus Armillaria is another white-spored agaric having a ring and no volva. The gills are attached to the stem and are sinuate or more or ..."

2. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"ARMILLARIA Fr. In the genus Armillaria the inner veil which forms a ring on the stem is present. The stem is fibrous, or the outer portion cartilaginous in ..."

3. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"genus armillaria The members of this genus have white spores, and the gills attached by the inner extremity to the stem. The stem has a collar, ..."

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