Hyphae

Science / Biology / Hyphae: The multinucleate or multicellular filaments that make up the mycelium (body) of a fungus (sing.: hypha).

Mycelium

Science / Biology / Mycelium: The mass of interwoven filaments of hyphae in a fungus. MORE

Zygospore

Science / Biology / Zygospore: In fungi, a structure that forms from the diploid zygote created by the fusion of haploid hyphae of different mating types. After a period of dormancy, the zygospore forms sporangia, where meiosis occ MORE

Mycorrhiza

Science / Biology / Mycorrhiza: Occurs when a fungus (basidiomycete or zygomycete) weaves around or into a plants roots and forms a symbiotic relationship. Fungal hyphae absorb minerals from the soil and pass them on to the plant ro MORE

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