#045: Mushroom Morphology: Sequestrate Fungi

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  1. November 7, 2016

    […] on the outside.  When cut open, truffles have a marbled appearance.  Like the false truffles and sequestrate basidiomycetes, true truffles have evolved to retain moisture in arid climates or other harsh […]

  2. November 7, 2016

    […] like agarics and boletes by following the same evolutionary pattern as the sequestrate fungi (see FFF#045).  These fungi originally adapted to successfully spread their spores in arid climates, but are […]

  3. April 4, 2018

    […] connected to fungi networks. Moreover, fungi species identified in moa coprolites form so-called sequestrate mushrooms, fruiting bodies that never open and rely upon animal consumption to disperse their spores. In New […]

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