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- n. A rootlike structure, consisting of a dense mass of hyphae, in many fungi
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a comprehensive term for certain subterranean mycelial growths associated with or preying upon the roots of the higher plants, especially trees, the cultivated vine, etc. They are produced by a considerable variety of fungi, as Agaricus melleus, Dematophora necatrix, etc.
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- n. a dense mass of hyphae forming a root-like structure characteristic of many fungi
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