ericaceous mycorrhizal fungi

ericaceous mycorrhizal fungi

[er·ə¦kā·shəs ‚mī·kə¦rīz·əl ′fən·jī]
(mycology)
Mycorrhizal fungi that form symbiotic relationships with plants in the Ericaceae family; they are divided into three subgroups based on the presence or absence of a Hartig net, a fungal sheath, and fungal hyphae within the root cells.
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