Morphology Morphology of the mycorrhizal system

morphology mycorrhizal system ramification presence-type

1 absent
2 monopodial-pinnate
3 monopodial-pyramidal
4 dichotomous
5 irregularly pinnate, dichotomous-like
6 coralloid
7 tubercle-like
8 braid-like

Several mycorrhizae are enveloped by an often thick rind of hyphae and cause a potato-like structure, originally called as ’Knollen-Mykorrhizen’ (A). A section through such a tubercle or the removal of the common envelope shows the individual mycorrhizae (B).

– Character overview –


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