Synonyms of sclerotium


1. Sclerotium, genus Sclerotium, fungus genus

usage: form genus of sterile imperfect fungi; many form sclerotia; some cause sclerotium disease in plants

2. sclerotium, mycelium

usage: 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

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