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Mony conspicuous fungi such as the flee agaric (upper left) form ectomycorrhiza (upper richt) wi tree rootlets. Arbuscular mycorrhiza (lawer left) is very common in plants, includin crap species such as wheat (lawer richt)

A mycorrhiza (Greek: μυκός, mykós, "fungus", an ρίζα, riza, "ruit",[1] pl. mycorrhizae or mycorrhizas) is a symbiotic association atween a fungus an the ruits o a vascular host plant.[2]

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  1. Frank, A. B. (1885). "Über die auf Würzelsymbiose beruhende Ehrnährung gewisser Bäum durch unterirdische Pilze". Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft (in German). 3: 128–145.
  2. Kirk, P. M.; Cannon, P. F.; David, J. C. & Stalpers, J. (2001). Ainsworth and Bisby’s Dictionary of the Fungi (9th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.