Glossary: myco-heterotrophic

Definition:

plants which obtain their nutrients through a mycorrhizal fungus that is attached to the root of a photosynthetic plant. Such species is neither a parasite (directly attached to the host) nor a true saprophyte (directly obtaining nutrients from dead matter).

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Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: myco-heterotrophic.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=457, retrieved 3 July 2020

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