F - Mycology Terms
Fresh Air Exchange. A mushroom cultivation term referring to airflow.
Mushrooms growing in a ring or arch formation. Marasmius oreades are often associated with fairy rings.
also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring, or pixie ring.
[ fahy-bruh lohs ]
A surface covered in thread-like filaments; containing fibrils.
[ fahy-bruh l ]
small hairs or thread-like filaments.
[ fil-uh-muh nt ]
a threadlike cell.
Often referring to a hypha.
[ fil-uh-men-tuh s ]
containing filaments or hyphae.
The inner tissue of a mushroom.
Technical term: trama.
[ flek-shoo-uh s ]
Containing bends or curves.
[ flok-ohs ]
A surface covered in Wooly or cotton-like hairs; also known as Flocculose.
gills that do not attach to the stipe (stem).
See gill attachments.
a mushroom; The reproductive structure of most fungi.
[ froo-ti-kohs ]
Often used to describe lichen.
[ fyoo-gey-shuh s ]
Short-lived; easily destroyed.
Fungi / Fungus
[ fuhn-jahy or fuhn-gahy ]
an immobile single-cell or multicellular eukaryote with a cell wall comprised of chitin.
[ fur-fyuh-rey-shuh s ]
A surface covered in flaky bran-like particles; dandruff-like.
[ fuhr-oh ]
Exhibiting narrow trenchlike groves.
[ fyoo-zuh-fawrm ]
spindle-shaped; widest in the middle and tapering at both ends.
also known as Fusoid