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mycelium

 [mi-se´le-um]
the mass of threadlike processes (hyphae) constituting the thallus of a fungus. adj., adj myce´lial.

my·ce·li·um

, pl.

my·ce·li·a

(mī-sē'lē-ŭm, -ă),
The mass of hyphae making up a colony of fungi and some bacterial species, for example, Streptomyces.
[G. mykēs, fungus, + hēlos, nail, wart, excrescence on animal or plant]

mycelium

/my·ce·li·um/ (mi-se´le-um) pl. myce´lia   the mass of threadlike processes (hyphae) constituting the fungal thallus.myce´lial

mycelium

(mī-sē′lē-əm)
n. pl. myce·lia (-lē-ə)
1. The vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, threadlike hyphae.
2. A similar mass of fibers formed by certain bacteria.

my·ce′li·al (-lē-əl) adj.

mycelium

[mīsē′lē·əm] pl. mycelia
Etymology: Gk, mykes, fungus, helos, nail
a mass of interwoven, branched, threadlike filaments that makes up most fungi. Also called hypha.

my·ce·li·um

, pl. mycelia (mī-sēlē-ŭm, -ă)
The mass of hyphae making up a colony of fungi.
[G. mykēs, fungus, + hēlos, nail, wart, excrescence on animal or plant]

mycelium

the total mass of HYPHAE of a FUNGUS that constitutes the vegetative body (as opposed to a fruiting body).

mycelium

mat of fungal hyphae

my·ce·li·um

, pl. mycelia (mī-sēlē-ŭm, -ă)
The mass of hyphae making up a colony of fungi.
[G. mykēs, fungus, + hēlos, nail, wart, excrescence on animal or plant]

mycelium (mīsē´lēum),

n the filamentous network of hyphae of a fungus.

mycelium

pl. mycelia; the mass of threadlike processes (hyphae) constituting the fungal thallas.
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