Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Getting nourishment outside: in botany, said of fungi which envelop the roots of a plant without penetrating them.

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Examples

  • These fungi live in symbiosis with plants, growing on the surface of their roots (ectotrophic) or actually invading the hosts 'roots (endotrophic).

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