ectotrophic mycorrhiza

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ectotrophic mycorrhiza (ˌɛktəʊˈtrɒfɪk)
 
n
botany Compare endotrophic mycorrhiza Also called: ectomycorrhiza a type of mycorrhiza, typical of temperate and Boreal trees, in which the fungus forms a layer on the outside of the roots of the plant

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