Armillaria socialis

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Armillaria socialis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Physalacriaceae
Genus: Armillaria
Species: A. tabescens
Binomial name
Armillaria socialis
(DC.) Fayod (1889)

Agaricus socialis DC. (1815)
Clitocybe socialis (DC.) Gillet (1874)
Armillaria socialis (DC.) Herink (1973)

Armillaria socialis is a species of fungus in the Physalacriaceae family. It is a plant pathogen. Originally described by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1815, it was transferred to Armillaria by Victor Fayod in 1889.[1] It is found in Asia, Europe, and North America.[2]

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  1. ^ Fayod MV. (1889). "Prodrome d'une histoire naturelle des Agaricinés". Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique. 9 (VII): 181–411. 
  2. ^ Pegler DN. (2000). "Taxonomy, nomenclature and description of Armillaria". In Fox RTV. Armillaria Root Rot: Biology and Control of Honey Fungus. Intercept. pp. 81–93. ISBN 1-898298-64-5.