Synonym and Classification Data for Armillaria spp.
This genus is a basidiomycetous other.
Notes on this Genus
Members of (E):this genus do not cause disease of people or animals. Rather, they can product a serious form of root rot in plants.
Species in this genus
- Armillaria ostoyae
Notes: In eastern Oregon’s Malheur National Forest, an example of this mushroom has been documented to be 3.5 miles across and have an average depth of 3 feet. It is thought to be the (E):world’s largest living organism.