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Wonder why they have banned Armillatox from The Netherlands and the testing of the extremely toxic product on the continent toke place in Belgium.

Could it be because it kills all macrofungi and on the long run the tree too :sneaky2: ?

 

 

Don't think it's banned in the Uk.

 

Though possibly it should be.

 

I think it sells here mainly to Gardeners as a path cleaner.

 

 

 

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Another fung from the same mulch bed today.

 

Stropharia aurantiaca perhaps ?

 

 

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Gerrit, would you say this is the same Stropharia species (allbeit younger) as posted earlier?

 

Here on a mulch bed around a fine Davidia involucrata

 

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would you say this is the same Stropharia species (allbeit younger) as posted earlier? Here on a mulch bed around a fine Davidia involucrata.

 

David,

Yes, it's the same species also known as Leratiomyces ceres, which spores travelled to Europe in the wool of sheep imported from Australia.

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David,

Yes, it's the same species also known as Leratiomyces ceres, which spores travelled to Europe in the wool of sheep imported from Australia.

 

Interesting fact

 

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We do use amarillotox as a fungicide mainly in turf and as a moss killer. It stinks! I don't recommend that clients use it near trees though!

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Wonder why they have banned Armillatox from The Netherlands and the testing of the extremely toxic product on the continent toke place in Belgium.

 

That's because Belgium is the 'Far West' :sneaky2:

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We do use amarillotox as a fungicide mainly in turf and as a moss killer. It stinks! I don't recommend that clients use it near trees though!

 

and yet armillatox used to treat for honey fungus with it

wierd

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and yet armillatox used to treat for honey fungus with it

wierd

 

When a cancer patient goes through chemo they can be looked after and protected while they recover, a tree in the wild living in soil given the chemo treatment that is armillotox tox as in armilla as in fungi toxic!:001_huh:

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That's because Belgium is the 'Far West' :sneaky2:

 

Tom,

Years ago, I had a call from the "inventor" and producer of Armillatox asking me if I could/would organize a testing and demonstration session in The Netherlands for which I was to be paid.

Two weeks afer my refusal to organize a demonstration, I was invited to come to Belgium, where they had allowed Armillatox to be tested on Armillaria infected trees.

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