Morphology Morphology of rhizomorphs

morphology rhizomorphs margin habit

1 smooth
2 spiny
3 hairy
4 woolly
5 densely enveloped by hyphae
6 fan-like

Margins show even at higher magnifications a few hyphae only growing off from the rhizomorph. Although this feature can also be dependent upon whether the cleaning procedure was done cautiously enough, rhizomorphs of several mycorrhizae appear smooth. A smooth appearance does of course not apply as to the finest branches; therefore thicker rhizomorphs or thicker parts must be considered.

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