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H - Mycology Terms

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Haploid
[ HAP-loid ]
A cell or organism with only a single set of unpaired chromosomes (n).
Haustorium
[ haw-STOR-ee-um ]
an outgrowth from the hypha that absorbs nutrients and water by penetrating the tissues of an organism.
Hemispheric
[ hem-i-SFER-ik ]
having the shape of a hemisphere.
Heteromorphic
[ het-er-o-MOR-fik ]
having dissimilar forms.
Often referring to the lamella (gills) in mycology, when the edges are comprised of different cell types than the surface or face.
Heterotroph
[ HET-er-o-trof ]
an organism that cannot produce its own food and obtains nutrients and energy by feeding on other organisms.
Hirsute
[ HER-soot ]
A surface covered with slightly stiff and shaggy hairs.
All types of mushroom cap surfaces.
Hispid
[ HIS-pid ]
A surface covered with straight bristle-like hairs.
Homogeneous
[ ho-mo-JEE-nee-us ]
The same throughout; similar to each other.
Homomorphic
[ ho-mo-MOR-fik ]
Having similar forms.
Often referring to the lamella (gills) in mycology, when the edges, surface and face are comprised of similar cell types.
Hyaline
[ HIGH-a-leen ]
without color; transparent or see-through
Hygrophanous
[ high-dro-FAY-nus ]
transparent when wet and opaque when dry.
All types of mushroom cap surfaces.
Hymenium
[ high-MEE-nee-um ]
The fertile spore-bearing tissue layer of a fruiting body.
Hypha
[ HIGH-fuh ]
Tubelike filaments (individual cells) that make up the mycelium and fruiting body of fungi. plural: hyphae [HIGH-fee]