Armillaria cepistipes

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Armillaria cepistipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Physalacriaceae
Genus: Armillaria
Species: A. cepistipes
Binomial name
Armillaria cepistipes
Velen. (1920)

Armillaria cepistipes is a species of mushroom in the family Physalacriaceae. This is a weakly plant pathogenic species that is typically found growing at the base of deciduous trees that have previously been stressed by another pathogen.[1] The mycelium of the fungus is bioluminescent.[2]

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  1. ^ "Armillaria cepistipes". Natural Resources Canada: Canadian Forest Service. 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  2. ^ Mihail JD. (2015). "Bioluminescence patterns among North American Armillaria species". Fungal Biology. 119 (6): 528–537. doi:10.1016/j.funbio.2015.02.004. PMID 25986550.