Armillaria cepistipes

  • Latin name: Armillaria cepistipes Velanovsky
  • French name: Pourridié-agaric à pied plat
  • Division: Basidiomycota
  • Class: Agaricales
Description

Micro-habitat(s)

Base of tree

Distribution

Canada

Damage, symptoms and biology

The damage caused by this weakly pathogenic Armillaria species on broadleaved trees is minor. The fungi appear to spread slowly in diseased trees that are often stressed by another agent. Where A. ostoyaemanaged commercial forest, the latter may reduce the damage caused by A. ostoyae by colonizing root systems, thereby denying them to A. ostoyae.

Other information

Damage that may be caused by weakly pathogenic Armillaria species can be reduced by maintaining a high level of tree vigour. In urban situations where broadleaved trees are damaged or killed, they should be replaced by a suitable conifer species.

Canadian Forest Service Publications

Armillaria cepistipes

Information on host(s)

Main host(s)

Deciduous

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