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.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae
Member holonyms: Shoestring Fungus, Armillaria Caligata, Booted Armillaria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Armillaria
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, ..."