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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dense mass of hyphae forming a root-like structure characteristic of many fungi


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