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Date of issue: 19 Aug 1981
Designer: Celia Rosser

Plant: Armillaria luteobubalina

Organism: Fungus
Family: Agaricaceae

Cap to 10 cm diameter.
Colour variable, yellow-brown, creamy or greenish-yellow.
Grows in dense clusters at base of trees.
A very active parasite, spreading underground from infected trees.
Occurs in Qld, NSW, Vic, SA, WA.



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