stolon(redirected from Runner (plant part))
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A runner or connective aerial hypha that forms a cluster of rhizoids when it touches the substrate, and then sends out other runners to produce the aerial mycelium and sporangiosphores typical of Rhizopus.
[L. stolō, branch, shoot, twig]
an above-ground prostrate stem that develops roots and leaves at nodes along its length, e.g. couch grass.