Definition of mycobiont in English:

mycobiont

noun

Biology
  • 1The fungal component of a lichen; a lichenized fungus.

  • 2A fungus in association with another type of organism; specifically a mycorrhizal fungus.

Origin

1950s. From myco- + -biont.

Pronunciation

mycobiont

/mʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈbʌɪɒnt/