Observation 64260: Armillaria (Fr.) Staude
When: 2011-02-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Here is the definition of Rhizomorph – a differentiate strand of more or less parallel hyphae forming a structure which usually grows more rapidly that a single hypha and is often capable of penetrating a host or other organic material. That really does sound scary. Fungal Populations & Species by John Burnett.

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63% (2)
Used references: Roody, Macrofungi Associated with Oaks, p. 263 ‘Boot-lace rhizomorphs’
85% (1)
Recognized by sight: other Armillaria spp. are also rhizomorphic

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