E - Mycology Terms

E - Mycology Terms
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Ectomycorrhiza
[ ek-to-my-ko-RY-zuh ]
A type of Mycorrhizal fungi where the mycelium envelops the roots of the host plant but does not penetrate their cell walls.
Abbreviation: ECM
Elevated
[ EL-e-vay-ted ]
Uplifted cap margins which often seen in older specimens.
All types of mushroom cap margins.
Emarginate
[ e-MAR-gi-nate ]
A gill attachment where the lamellae (gills) are notched before connecting to the stipe (stem).
Endomycorrhiza
[ en-do-my-ko-RY-zuh ]
A type of Mycorrhizal fungi where the mycelium penetrates the cell wall of a plant. Most Endomycorrhiza fungi do not produce fruiting bodies.
also known as arbuscular mycorrhiza
Endophyte
[ EN-do-fyt ]
a fungus or bacterium living within a plant without causing harm or disease.
Some endophyte may have a mutualistic relationship with the host plant.
Entire
[ en-TIRE ]
When the cap margins meet smoothly without any irregular attributes. Also referred to as Smooth, Even, Seamless, Flush, or Regular.
All types of mushroom cap margins.
Equal
[ EE-kwal ]
a stipe (stem) with an evenly proportioned thickness.
Eroded
[ e-RO-ded ]
deteriorated, gnawed, or eaten away.
All types of mushroom cap margins.
Eukaryote
[ yoo-KAR-ee-oht ]
Cellular organisms containing nuclei and organelles.
Evanescent
[ ev-uh-NES-ent ]
Likely to fade away or vanish; fragile.
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