Definition of mycelial in US English:

mycelial

adjective

Botany
  • See mycelium

    • ‘This is useful for detecting candidal hyphae, mycelial tangles and spores.’
    • ‘A tuft of whitish pink mycelial growth may be seen on the seed.’
    • ‘Some fungi may produce both yeast and mycelial mold phases.’
    • ‘The release of spores and mycelial fragments can be a source of inhalational and dermal exposures.’
    • ‘At this time, the diameter of the macerated area was approximately 6 cm, and mycelial growth and esporulation were evident.’

Pronunciation

mycelial

/maɪˈsiliəl//mīˈsēlēəl/