T - Mycology Terms

T - Mycology Terms
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Taxonomy
[ tak-SAHN-uh-mee ]
the scientific classification of organisms into a hierarchical structure, typically divided into domains, kingdoms, phyla, classes, orders, families, genera, and species.
Teliospores
[ tee-lee-uh-SPAWRZ ]
A think-walled spore found in rust and smut fungi; remain dormant during the winter.
Thallus
[ THAL-uhs ]
The entire vegetative body of an organism; Typically referring to mycelium or lichen.
Could also be called thalloid, thallodal, thalliform, thalline, or thallose
Toadstool
A common name for any cap mushroom. Sometimes referring to poisonous mushrooms.
The famous Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) is often depicted as a toadstool.
Tomentose
[ toh-MEN-tohs ]
A surface that is densely covered with matted hairs. This term can apply to all types of mushroom cap surfaces.
All types of mushroom cap surfaces.
Trama
[ TRAY-muh ]
The fleshly tissue found inside a mushroom cap comprised of hypha.
Truncate
[ TRUHN-kate ]
Cut off at the end.
Tube
A hollow cylindrical structure used for spore dispersal and its orifices is a pore.
Found in bolete and polypore fungi.
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