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Armillaria gallica

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Armillaria gallica

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Armillaria gallica
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Basidiomycota
  •       Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
  •         Class: Agaricomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Armillaria gallica Marxmüller & Romagnesi

Other Scientific Names

  • Armillaria bulbosa (Barla) Kile & Watling
  • Armillaria lutea (Gillet) Termorshuizen & Arnolds
  • Armillaria mellea species E Korhonen
  • Armillariella bulbosa Romagnesi

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Saprophyt

EPPO code

  • ARMLBU (Armillaria bulbosa)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Basidiomycota
  •             Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
  •                 Class: Agaricomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  •                         Order: Agaricales
  •                             Family: Marasmiaceae
  •                                 Genus: Armillaria
  •                                     Species: Armillaria gallica

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2022

References

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Aguín-Casal O; Sáinz-Osés MJ; Mansilla-Vázquez JP, 2004. Armillaria species infesting vineyards in northwestern Spain. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 110(7):683-687.

Dalili SAR; Alavi SV; Nanagulyan SG; Razavi M, 2010. Introduction of new hosts for Armillaria mellea and Armillaria gallica from north forests of Iran. World Applied Sciences Journal, 8(2):217-223. http://www.idosi.org/wasj/wasj8(2)10/13.pdf

Elías-Román, R. D., Guzmán-Plazola, R. A., Klopfenstein, N. B., Alvarado-Rosales, D., Calderón-Zavala, G., Mora-Aguilera, J. A., Kim, M. S., García-Espinosa, R., 2013. Incidence and phylogenetic analyses of Armillaria spp. associated with root disease in peach orchards in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Forest Pathology, 43(5), 390-401. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0329

Keča, N., Bodles, W. J. A., Woodward, S., Karadžić, D., Bojović, S., 2006. Molecular-based identification and phylogeny of Armillaria species from Serbia and Montenegro. Forest Pathology, 36(1), 41-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2006.00434.x

Kim MS; Hanna JW; Klopfenstein NB, 2010. First report of an Armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several new hosts in Hawaii. Plant Disease, 94(12):1503. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Kim, M. S., Fonseca, N. R., Hauff, R. D., Cannon, P. G., Hanna, J. W., Klopfenstein, N. B., 2017. First report of the root-rot pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on koa (Acacia koa) and 'ōhi'a Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) on the Island of Kaua'i, Hawai'i. Plant Disease, 101(1), 255-256. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Klopfenstein, N. B., Hanna, J. W., Cannon, P. G., Medel-Ortiz, R., Alvarado-Rosales, D., Lorea-Hernández, F., Elías-Román, R. D., Kim, M. S., 2014. First report of the Armillaria root-disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several woody hosts in Three States of Mexico. Plant Disease, 98(9), 1280. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-14-0349-PDN

Lushaj, B. M., Woodward, S., Keča, N., Intini, M., 2010. Distribution, ecology and host range of Armillaria species in Albania. Forest Pathology, 40(6), 485-499. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0329.2009.00624.x

Nelson EV; Fairweather ML; Ashiglar SM; Hanna JW; Klopfenstein NB, 2013. First report of the armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in Arizona. Plant Disease, 97(12):1658. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Distribution References

Aguín-Casal O, Sáinz-Osés M J, Mansilla-Vázquez J P, 2004. Armillaria species infesting vineyards in northwestern Spain. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 110 (7), 683-687. DOI:10.1023/B:EJPP.0000041553.98879.51

Anselmi N, Saraceni A, Anselmi A, 2021. incidence of Armillaria species in agrarian, forest and ornamental ecosystems of the Lazio region. Agriculture and Forestry. 67 (1), 7-25. DOI:10.17707/AgricultForest.67.1.01

Baumgartner K, Rizzo D M, 2001. Distribution of Armillaria species in California. Mycologia. 93 (5), 821-830. DOI:10.2307/3761748

Bojić S, Gutalj M, Neđić M S, Miletić B, Stjepanović S, Đorem T, 2020. Fungi linked to die-back and decay of Norway spruce stands in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In: XI International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2020", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 8-9 October 2020. Book of Proceedings. [ed. by Kovacevic D]. East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina: University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture. 1174-1182.

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Coetzee M P A, Wingfield B D, Roux J, Crous P W, Denman S, Wingfield M J, 2003. Discovery of two northern hemisphere Armillaria species on Proteaceae in South Africa. Plant Pathology. 52 (5), 604-612. DOI:10.1046/j.1365-3059.2003.00879.x

Dalili S A R, Alavi S V, Nanagulyan S G, Razavi M, 2010. Introduction of new hosts for Armillaria mellea and Armillaria gallica from north forests of Iran. World Applied Sciences Journal. 8 (2), 217-223. http://www.idosi.org/wasj/wasj8(2)10/13.pdf

Denman S, Barrett G, Kirk S A, McDonald J E, Coetzee M P A, 2017. Identification of Armillaria species on declined oak in Britain: implications for oak health. Forestry (Oxford). 90 (1), 148-161. DOI:10.1093/forestry/cpw054

Duarte-Mata E, Elías-Román R D, Klopfenstein N B, Hanna J W, Kim M S, 2021. First report of the Armillaria root-disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several woody hosts in three states of Central Mexico (Guanajuato, Jalisco, and Michoacán). Plant Disease. 105 (1), 222-222. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-06-20-1274-PDN

Elías-Román R D, Guzmán-Plazola R A, Klopfenstein N B, Alvarado-Rosales D, Calderón-Zavala G, Mora-Aguilera J A, Kim M S, García-Espinosa R, 2013. Incidence and phylogenetic analyses of Armillaria spp. associated with root disease in peach orchards in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Forest Pathology. 43 (5), 390-401. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1439-0329

Hanna J W, Klopfenstein N B, Cram M M, Olatinwo R O, Fraedrich S W, Kim M S, 2021. First report of Armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on Rhododendron and Quercus rubra in Georgia, U.S.A. Plant Disease. 105 (4), 1226-1226. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-20-1567-PDN

Keča N, Bodles W J A, Woodward S, Karadžić D, Bojović S, 2006. Molecular-based identification and phylogeny of Armillaria species from Serbia and Montenegro. Forest Pathology. 36 (1), 41-57. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0329.2006.00434.x

Kim M S, Fonseca N R, Hauff R D, Cannon P G, Hanna J W, Klopfenstein N B, 2017. First report of the root-rot pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on koa (Acacia koa) and 'ohi'a Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) on the Island of Kaua'i, Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 101 (1), 255-256. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Kim M S, Hanna J W, Klopfenstein N B, 2010. First report of an Armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several new hosts in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 94 (12), 1503. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-10-0534

Klopfenstein N B, Hanna J W, Cannon P G, Medel-Ortiz R, Alvarado-Rosales D, Lorea-Hernández F, Elías-Román R D, Kim M S, 2014. First report of the Armillaria root-disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several woody hosts in Three States of Mexico. Plant Disease. 98 (9), 1280. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-14-0349-PDN

Kurbetli I, Sülü G, Aydoğdu M, Woodward S, Bayram S, 2020. Outbreak of Phytophthora cinnamomi causing severe decline of avocado trees in southern Turkey. Journal of Phytopathology. 168 (9), 533-541. DOI:10.1111/jph.12931

Lushaj B M, Woodward S, Keča N, Intini M, 2010. Distribution, ecology and host range of Armillaria species in Albania. Forest Pathology. 40 (6), 485-499. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0329.2009.00624.x

Madsen C L, Kosawang C, Thomsen I M, Hansen L N, Nielsen L R, Kjær E D, 2021. Combined progress in symptoms caused by Hymenoscyphus fraxineus and Armillaria species, and corresponding mortality in young and old ash trees. Forest Ecology and Management. DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119177

Nelson E V, Fairweather M L, Ashiglar S M, Hanna J W, Klopfenstein N B, 2013. First report of the armillaria root disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, on Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in Arizona. Plant Disease. 97 (12), 1658. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-13-0450-PDN

Rutkowska A, 2015. Use of IGS region of the ribosomal DNA in the PCR-RFLP technique to identify mushrooms of Armillaria. (Wykorzystanie regionu IGS fragmentu DNA w technice PCR-RFLP do identyfikacji grzybów rodzaju Armillaria.). Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Silvarum Colendarum Ratio et Industria Lignaria. 14 (4), 335-345. http://www.forestry.actapol.net/pub/6_4_2015.pdf

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