mycelium

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See also: mycélium

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Scientific Latin, from Ancient Greek μύκης (múkēs, mushroom) +‎ -ium (with inserted -l- perhaps after e.g. epithelium).

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Noun[edit]

mycelium (plural mycelia)

  1. The vegetative part of any fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, threadlike hyphae, often underground.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

mycelium n (definite singular myceliet, indefinite plural mycelier, definite plural mycelia or myceliene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by mycel

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

mycelium n (definite singular myceliet, indefinite plural mycelium, definite plural mycelia)

  1. (pre-2005) alternative form of mycel