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my·ce·li·um

 (mī-sē′lē-əm)
n. pl. my·ce·li·a (-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.

[New Latin : myc(o)- + Greek hēlos, wart.]

my·ce′li·al (-lē-əl) adj.

mycelium

(maɪˈsiːlɪəm)
n, pl -lia (-lɪə)
(Botany) the vegetative body of fungi: a mass of branching filaments (hyphae) that spread throughout the nutrient substratum
[C19 (literally: nail of fungus): from myco- + Greek hēlos nail]
myˈcelial adj
myceloid adj

my•ce•li•um

(maɪˈsi li əm)

n., pl. -li•a (-li ə)
the mass of hyphae that form the vegetative part of a fungus.
[1830–40; < New Latin, = Greek myk- myc- + (h)ḗl(os) wart, nail + New Latin -ium -ium2]
my•ce′li•al, adj.

my·ce·li·um

(mī-sē′lē-əm)
Plural mycelia
The mass of fine branching tubes (called hyphae) that forms the main growing structure of a fungus. Visible structures like mushrooms are reproductive structures produced by the mycelium.

mycelium

A mass of “threads” (hyphae) that form a fungus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mycelium - the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphaemycelium - the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
hypha - any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus
sclerotium - compact usually dark-colored mass of hardened mycelium constituting a vegetative food-storage body in various true fungi; detaches when mature and can give rise to new growth
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
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