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myco-heterotroph

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  • n. A plant that gets all or part of its food from parasitism upon fungi rather than from photosynthesis.

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Examples

  • As a myco-heterotroph, M. odorata obtains carbon resources from associated mycorrhizal fungi and has a highly reduced vegetative morphology consisting of an underground root mass that produces one to many diminutive reproductive stems (3. 5-6 cm in height).

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