hypogeous


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hypogeous

[‚hī·pə′jē·əs]
(biology)
Living or maturing below the surface of the ground. Also known as hypogeal.
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A special attention need to be focused on developing natural production, and why not to move to the "production of desert truffles" via controlled mycorrhization of annual or perennial associative desert plant, to meet the increasing demand of these highly valued hypogeous fungi.
Fruiting of hypogeous fungi in Oregon Douglas-fir forest: seasonal and habitat variation.
At the conclusion of this chapter, you will learn the two common forms of seed germination: epigeous and hypogeous.
Frank AB (1885) Ueber die auf Wurzelsymbiose beruhende Ernahrung gewisser Baume durch unterirdische Pilze (On the root-symbiosis-depending nutrition through hypogeous fungi of certain trees).
The tiny, hypogeous Bet Abba Libanos (connected at its roof) still seems to be growing as it oozes out of the rock.
Consistent with this hypothesis, RFLP pattern 1 matches with a pattern generated from a hypogeous fruiting body classified within the Ascomycotina (Geopora cooperi).
Studies by the university's Professor GJ Kenagy, had found hypogeous (below ground) fungi (or truffles) to be a major part of the golden-mantled ground squirrel's diet.
They may be edible or non-edible, poisonous or medicinal species, with hypogeous or epigeous spore-bearing fruiting bodies, and their texture may be fleshy or non-fleshy.
2001) that prefers habitats containing rotting logs, loose litter (Gunderson, 1959; Nordyke and Buskirk, 1991), and hypogeous ectomycorrhizal fungi (ure and Maser, 1982).
Mature forest stands allow efficient locomotion via gliding, suitable numbers of nest cavities and the regular production of important dietary items including hypogeous fungi and arboreal lichens (Weigl et al.