[ si-stid-ee-uhm ]
/ sɪˈstɪd i əm /
noun, plural cys·tid·i·a [si-stid-ee-uh]. /sɪˈstɪd i ə/. Mycology.
(in certain basidiomycetous fungi) one of the large, inflated, sterile cells growing between the basidia and usually projecting beyond them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Podoconus two-thirds as long as the capsule, trifid, with three equal circular lobes (as in Cystidium inerme).