armillaria root rot
[ ahr-muh-lair-ee-uh ]
/ ˌɑr məˈlɛər i ə /
a widespread rot caused by the honey mushroom, Armillariella mellea, seriously damaging to the roots of various hardwoods, conifers, and other trees.
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