EPPO Global Database

Armillaria obscura(ARMLOB)

Last modification: 2002-02-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ARMLOB
  • Preferred name: Armillaria obscura
  • Authority: (Romagnesi) Herink


Europe and North America. Under the name A. solidipes, it occurs in western USA, where a single colony in Oregon is reputed to be the largest living organism (900 ha). Some authors regard A. ostoyae (q.v.) and A. obscura as synonymous 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Armillaria solidipes Peck

Common names
Name Language
dark honey fungus English
wood decay of conifers English
dunkler Hallimasch German
armillaire obscure French
опёнок тёмный Russian