Glossary Term: Paraphysis

(Plural = Paraphyses)

1. In agarics paraphysis are pavement cells or brachycystidia.
2. Sterile filamentous hyphal end cells composing part of the hymenium.
3. Any of numerous sterile cells occurring between the basidia of basidiomycetous fungi. (See A.H.R. Buller’s book Researches in Fungi Vol. III here: https://archive.org/details/researchesonfung03bull)

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