from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name applied to certain forms of sterile fungous mycelia whose connection with fruiting forms is either doubtful or unknown. The root-rot of cotton and various other cultivated and wild plants in the southwestern United States has been attributed to O. auricomum. See root-rot.

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  • noun form genus of imperfect fungi


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