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mycotrophy

[mahy-ko-truh-fee] /maɪˈkɒ trə fi/
noun
1.
the symbiotic relationship between a fungus and a living plant.
Origin
< German Mykotrophie (1923); see myco-, -trophy
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  • Drought-induced dormancy and below-ground mycotrophy may provide a mechanism to avoid and survive unfavorable conditions.

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