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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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You can give the rotting process a boost by adding a nitrogen source after the mycelium has had a chance to penetrate the new wood, which usually takes about three months.
Spores from 7-10 days old slant were transferred to the freshly prepared slants and placed in incubator at 25[degrees]C for 10 days for the growth of mycelium.
At the 14th day, there were some light orange buds emerging from the rice medium under appropriate stimuli such as exposure to light as well as increase in humidity and temperature, indicating that a transformed stage from the mycelium to the fruiting body.
The pieces of monokaryotic mycelium were allowed to grow until the two mycelia met and formed a conspicuous contact zone (Gharehaghaji et al.
The sterilized plug dowels are fully colonised by pure mushroom mycelium and by inserting them into pre-drilled holes, mushroom mycelium can be encouraged to grow and colonise the wood.
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