Terminology used in this Atlas is explained below. The reader is also referred to the Dictionary of the Fungi (Hawksworth et al., 1995). For descriptive terms in morphology, the Illustrated Dictionary of Mycology (Ulloa & Hanlin, 2000) is recommended. Diagram of used shape terminology
Glossary – N
napiform – with the shape of a turnip.
niche – environment where fungus is in active interaction with its environment, producing an assimilative thallus and generates progeny.
nodose – with swellings at irregular distances.
nodular body – knot of irregularly intertwined hyphae.
nodule (subcutaneous) – small protruding knob, lump.