M - Mycology Terms
[ MEE-dee-un ]
A ring in the middle of the stipe (stem).
Referring to the position of the annulus (ring).
[ my-OH-sis ]
a process where a diploid cell divides twice producing four cells with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell.
[ my-TOH-sis ]
a stage of cell division where a cell replicates its DNA producing two identical daughter cells.
[ mono-SACK-uh-ride ]
A simple sugar that can not be broken down into simpler sugars.
[ mono-TIP-ick ]
A genus containing only a single species.
[ mor-FOL-oh-jee ]
the form and structure of an organism.
[ myoo-si-LAJ-uh-nus ]
Covered in a viscid substance; thick sticky, mucus-like.
The reproductive structure or fruiting body of fungi.
[ my-SEE-lee-um ]
a network or mass of hyphae.
[ my-koh-BYE-ont ]
The fungal portion of a lichen.
Algae or cyanobacteria symbiont: Photobiont
[ my-KOL-oh-jee ]
The scientific study of the Kingdom Fungi.
[ my-KOF-uh-jee ]
the practice of eating fungi.
[ MY-ko-file ]
An individual who enjoys aspects of mushrooms (hunting, cooking, eating).
[ MY-ko-foeb ]
An individual who fears or hates fungi.
[ my-ko-RYE-zuh ]
A symbiotic relationship between fungal mycelium and the roots of plants. Usually, the plants provide carbohydrates and amino acids in exchange for water and mineral nutrients from the fungi. Plants the participate in this form of mutualism are often more resilient to diseases and drought.
[ MY-ko-toxin ]
a toxin produced by fungi.
[ mix-o-my-SEE-tees ]
A class of slime molds.