annosum root disease
Heterobasidion annosum (Fr) Bref.


Selected Images

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Russulales
Family: Bondarzewiaceae
Genus: Heterobasidion
Subject: Heterobasidion annosum (Fr) Bref.

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Fomes annosus (Fr.) Cooke (Synonym)
Fomitopsis annosa (Fr.) P. Karst. (Synonym)


Common Name Reference: Hansen, E.M. and K.J. Lewis. 1997. Compendium of Conifer Diseases. APS Press. 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, MN 55121-2097. 101 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: Index Fungorum. Paul Kirk. CABI, CBS and Landcare Research.