Mycelium vs Mycorrhiza - What's the difference?

mycelium | mycorrhiza |


As nouns the difference between mycelium and mycorrhiza

is that mycelium is the vegetative part of any fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, threadlike hyphae, often underground while mycorrhiza is (biology) a symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant.

mycelium

English

Noun

(mycelia)
  • The vegetative part of any fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, threadlike hyphae, often underground.
  • mycorrhiza

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (biology) A symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant.
  • Derived terms

    * ectomycorrhiza * endomycorrhiza