mycobiont


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Related to mycobiont: phycobiont, photobiont

mycobiont

[¦mī·kə′bī‚änt]
(botany)
The fungal component of a lichen, commonly an ascomycete.
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evolutionary relationships) of lichenized fungi in cetrarioid lichens using various genetic marker sequences of mycobiont nuclear ribosomal genes, such as group I intron, internal transcribed spacer (ITS), small subunit (SSU) and large subunit (LSU), and even polyketide synthase (PKS) genes (Nelsen et al.
Mycobiont-generated secondary metabolites are located on the hyphal surface of mycobiont cell walls, accounting for about 0.
But no information is available on its mycobiont mediated (symbiotic) seed germination.
Symbiotic seed germination and evidence for in vitro mycobiont specificity in Spiranthes brevilabris (Orchidaceae) and its implications for species level conservation.
Bacteria associated with Suillus grevillei sporocarps and ectomycon-hizac and their effects on Invitro growth of mycobiont.
In addition, it has been argued that the photobionts are physiologically more important than the mycobiont in sustaining each of the composite creatures.
Cells of the mycobiont fit together tightly like cobblestones on a walkway, extended haustoria into the Physolinum cells, and contained concentric bodies.
Molecular Description: Russula livescens is also reported as new mycobiont for Cedrus deodara.
If there is no pattern, the photobiont lineage found in a lichen must be determined by other circumstances such as chance availability, the mycobiont acquiring its photobiont from particular types of unlichenized photobiont to which it bas become adapted.
Lichens are complex plants, living in symbiotic relationships with fungi and algae, and the pertinent partners are defined as mycobiont and phycobiont, respectively.
Ernst-Russel MA, Elix JA, Chai CLL, Willis AC, Hamada N, Nash TH (1999) Hybocarpone, a novel cytotoxic naphthazarin derivative from mycobiont cultures of the lichen Lecanora hybocarpa.
Cyanobiont specificity of lichen mycobionts and possible overlap in the cyanobiont spectra of different lichens will be determined.