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Honey fungus
also called Armillaria is a genus of parasitic fungi that live on trees and woody shrubs and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. a potentially fatal pathogenic organism that affects trees, shrubs, woody climbers and, rarely, woody herbaceous perennials. Honey fungus grows on living trees as well as on dead and decaying woody material

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  2. includes about 10 species formerly lumped together as A. mellea

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  3. Armillaria is long lived and form some of the largest living organisms in the world

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  4. The largest single organism (of the species Armillaria ostoyae) covers more than 3.4 square miles (8.9 kmĀ²) and is thousands of years old

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  5. The fruiting bodies of the fungus are mushrooms that grow on wood, typically in cestipose clusters

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  6. Some species of Armillaria are bioluminescent and may be responsible for the phenomena known as foxfire and perhaps will o' the wisp

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