stellate-crystal fungus

noun

Definition of stellate-crystal fungus

: a fungus (Odontia sacchari) frequently associated with diseased sugarcane

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History and Etymology for stellate-crystal fungus

so called from the stellate crystals of calcium oxalate formed in connection with the mycelium

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“Stellate-crystal fungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stellate-crystal%20fungus. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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