T - Mycology Terms
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the scientific classification of organisms into a hierarchical structure, typically divided into domains, kingdoms, phyla, classes, orders, families, genera, and species.
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A think-walled spore found in rust and smut fungi; remain dormant during the winter.
[ 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
A common name for any cap mushroom. Sometimes referring to poisonous mushrooms.
The famous Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) is often depicted as a toadstool.
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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.
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The fleshly tissue found inside a mushroom cap comprised of hypha.
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Cut off at the end.
A hollow cylindrical structure used for spore dispersal and its orifices is a pore.
Found in bolete and polypore fungi.