genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot
Syn: ↑genus Armillaria
Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Tricholomataceae, ↑family Tricholomataceae

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\\ˌärməˈla(a)rēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin armilla + New Latin -aria; from the ring-shaped veil
: a genus of edible agarics having white spores, an annulus, decurrent gills, and blue juice — see honey mushroom, shoestring fungus

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armillaria /är-mi-lāˈri-ə/
Any fungus of the genus Armillaria, esp the honey fungus (qv), also known as shoestring fungus or bootlace fungus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Armillaria — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Armillaria Armillaria mellea Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Armillaria — Hallimasche Gemeiner Hallimasch (Armillaria mellea) Systematik Klasse: Ständerpilze (Basidiomycetes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • armillaria — ar·mil·là·ria s.f. TS bot. fungo commestibile del genere Armillaria | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia delle Tricolomatacee cui appartiene il chiodino {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1829. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Armillarĭa, der. di armilla… …   Dizionario italiano

  • armillaria — [ˌα:mɪ lɛ:rɪə] noun a fungus found chiefly in woodland, having mycelia that can grow for a considerable distance. [Genus Armillaria.] Origin mod. L.: from L. armilla bracelet (because of the bracelet like frill on the fruiting bodies) …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Armillaria mellea — Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Phylum …   Wikipedia

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