Armillaria fuscipes

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Armillaria fuscipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Physalacriaceae
Genus: Armillaria
Species: A. fuscipes
Binomial name
Armillaria fuscipes
Petch (1909)

Armillaria fuscipes is a plant pathogen that causes Armillaria root rot on Pinus, coffee plants, tea and various hardwood trees. It is common in South Africa.[1] The mycelium of the fungus is bioluminescent.[2]

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  1. ^ Identification of the Armillaria root rot pathogen in Ethiopian plantations. | Gezahgne, A., Coetzee, M. P. A., Wingfield, B. D., Wingfield, M. J., Roux, J. | Forest Pathology | Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag GmbH
  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. 

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