shoestring fungus

noun
any of several fungi of the genus Armillaria that form brown stringy rhizomorphs and cause destructive rot of the roots of some trees such as apples or maples
Hypernyms: ↑agaric
Member Holonyms: ↑Armillaria, ↑genus Armillaria

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noun
: a fungus (especially Armillaria mellea) that forms brown stringy rhizomorphs and causes destructive rot of the roots of trees (as apples or maples)

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shoestring fungus noun
The honey fungus (qv)
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