rhizomorph defined in 1951 yearrhizomorph - rhizomorph;
rhizomorph - Root-like structure composed of fungus hyphae, increasing in length by apical growth, that serves for transport of food materials from one part of thallus to another and assists in spread of fungus through or over substratum. A complex, internally differentiated and highly coordinated structure and distinguished from mycelial strands, in which one or more main hyphae are ensheathed by their lateral branches in varying degrees of complexity. Term is also used to include both rhizomorph and strand as defined.
near rhizomorph in Knolik
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