Laboratory and Field GlossaryThere are 196 entries in this glossary.
Generally a larger conidium. Also describes the larger of two spores (sometimes distinct) produced by the same taxon.
Malt Extract Agar. A typical growth medium used in the laboratory for culturing fungi.
A building component system: can include the plumbing system, elevator system, and others (see Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning system [HVAC]).
In eukaryotes, cellular production involving diploid cells that give rise to daughter cells with half the genetic information.
A Component part of a structure complete in itself.
The sum of all catabolic (breaking down) and anabolic (synthesis) reactions in a system.
Somewhat differentiated branch of conidiophore that bares phialides (see Penicillium sp. or Aspergillus sp. for common examples).
Typically describes small conidia. Also describes the smaller of two conidia produced by the same taxon.
In eukaryotes, cellular replication through several marked phases involving the end production of daughter cells containing the same amount of genetic information as the parents.
A subgrouping of organisms in the Kingdom Fungi. Primarily produces filaments as a basis for establishing growth.
A piece of portable equipment or furniture in the Work Area, which can be removed from the Work Area.
Subgroup of Zygomycetes which includes Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus (among others). Characterized by rapid growth and aseptate/sparsely septate hyphae.
A polymer of N
Having longitudinal and transverse septa.
A collection of hyphae.
Fungal disease in humans, animals, or plants.