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D - Mycology Terms

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Deciduous
[ dee-SID-you-us ]
Trees and shrubs that shed their leaves annually.
Also referred to as a type of forest.
Decurrent
[ dee-KURR-ent ]
Where the lamellae (gills) attach and extend down the stipe (stem).
Decurved
[ dee-KURVD ]
Curved downwards
All types of mushroom cap margins.
Deliquescence
[ del-i-KWES-ens ]
to liquefy or melt by absorbing moisture in the atmosphere. Common in ink cap mushrooms.
Depressed
[ dee-PREST ]
where the center of the cap is lower than the margin.
Deuteromycota
[ doo-ter-oh-mahy-koh-tuh ]
(obsolete term) Consisting of around 25,000 asexual species in both the Basidiomycota or Ascomycota divisions of fungi. They are responsible for penicillin as well as athlete's foot and ringworm.
Also referred to as imperfect fungi, anamorphic fungi, or mitosporic fungi.
Dikarya
[ dye-KAR-ee-ya ]
a subkingdom of fungi that consists of both Ascomyetes and Basiodiomyetes.
Also known as "higher fungi".
Dikaryotic
[ dye-kary-OT-ic ]
A cell contain two haploid nuclei of opposite mating types.
Diploid
[ DIP-loid ]
A cell or organism that contains two complete sets of chromosomes. One from each of its parents (2n).
Discomycete
[ dis-ko-my-SEET ]
Obsolete class of fungi. Cup fungi, morels, truffles, and some club-like fungi found in the Ascomycota division.
Current classes: Pezizomycetes, Lecanoromycetes, Leotiomycetes, and Sordariomycetes.