humicolous


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humicolous

[hyü′mik·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to plant species inhabiting medium-dry ground.
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For this reason, Quercus suber trunks that are covered with moss are colonized by certain humicolous species such as Nephroma resupinatum and Normandina pulchella, which grow in wet woodlands.
Mushrooms are grouped into four based on their natural substrate; Lignocolus (wood-inhabiting), Humicolous (humus iinhabiting), Coprophilus (dung inhabiting) and Fungicolous (Fungus inhabiting), [15].