oak-root rot

oak-root rot
/ohk"rooht', -root'/, Plant Pathol.
a disease of oaks and other trees and woody plants, caused by the fungus Amillariella mellea (oak-root fungus), the fruiting body of which is the honey mushroom, and characterized by rotting roots, girdling of crown, and eventual death of the tree. Also called shoestring root rot.

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  • oak-root rot — /ohk rooht , root /, Plant Pathol. a disease of oaks and other trees and woody plants, caused by the fungus Amillariella mellea (oak root fungus), the fruiting body of which is the honey mushroom, and characterized by rotting roots, girdling of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoestring root rot — noun : a root rot disease of trees caused by the shoestring fungus * * * Plant Pathol. See oak root rot. [1975 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoestring root rot — Plant Pathol. See oak root rot. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

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