Morphology Morphology of sclerotia

morphology sclerotia shape

All sclerotia of ectomycorrhizal fungi known to date are globular, even or knobby in outline. Since saprotrophs show also elongated and rather irregularly shaped ones, this could also apply to ectomycorrhizal fungi.

  1 cushion-shaped
click for enlarged view 2 globular detailed information about this state
click for enlarged view 3 elongated
click for enlarged view 4 irregular

– Character listing –