mushroom root rot


mushroom root rot
noun
: a root rot caused by an agaric, especially by the oak fungus (Armillaria mellea)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • oak-root rot — /ohk rooht , root /, Plant Pathol. a disease of oaks and other trees and woody plants, caused by the fungus Amillariella mellea (oak root fungus), the fruiting body of which is the honey mushroom, and characterized by rotting roots, girdling of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • armillaria root rot — /ahr meuh lair ee euh/ a widespread rot caused by the honey mushroom, Armillariella mellea, seriously damaging to the roots of various hardwoods, conifers, and other trees. [ < NL Armillaria an earlier name for the genus, equiv. to L armill(a)… …   Universalium

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