Armillaria heimii

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Armillaria heimii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Physalacriaceae
Genus: Armillaria
Species: A. heimii
Binomial name
Armillaria heimii
Pegler (1977)
  • Clitocybe elegans R.Heim (1963)
  • Armillariella elegans (R.Heim) J.B.Taylor, J.E.Hawkins & McLaren (1974)

Armillaria heimii is a species of fungus in the family Physalacriaceae that is found in East Africa. It causes root rot in tea trees. The fungus was originally described as Clitocybe elegans by Roger Heim in 1963.[1] David Pegler transferred it to the genus Armillaria in 1977.[2]

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  1. ^ Heim R. (1963). "L'Armillariella elegans Heim". Revue de Mycologie (in French). 28: 85–94. 
  2. ^ Pegler D. (1977). "A preliminary Agaric flora of East Africa". Kew Bulletin, Additional Series. 6: 92. 

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