Rhizomorph



noun, Mycology.
1.
a cordlike fusion of hyphae that leads certain fungi across various substrates like a root through soil.
noun
1.
a rootlike structure of certain fungi, such as the honey fungus Armillaria mellea, consisting of a dense mass of hyphae

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