noun, plural scle·ro·ti·a [skli-roh-shee-uh] /sklɪˈroʊ ʃi ə/. Mycology.
- sclerotic body,
- sclerotic dentin,
Origin of sclerotium
Examples from the Web for sclerotium
Dr. Bull has been very successful in developing the Sclerotium of Agaricus cirrhatus.
One or two are developed from a kind of Sclerotium, which is in fact a compact perennial mycelium.
The grain is replaced by a dense fungoid tissue (sclerotium) largely charged with an oily fluid.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The stems run deep into the earth and are attached to a sclerotium, which will be seen in the halftone.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard