Definition of Promycelium
1. Noun. The basidium of various fungi.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promycelium
Literary usage of Promycelium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Hereford, England, G. H. Jack (1888)
"Germination takes place only after a prolonged rest of some months, and consists in the protrusion of a germ-tube (the " promycelium " of De Bary) through ..."
2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"promycelium I-5-celled, bearing lateral and terminal spores ; (parasitic on various ... promycelium 2-celled, each bearing a number of spores on sterigmata ..."