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pseudoparenchyma

pseudoparenchyma A tissue that superficially resembles plant parenchyma but is made up of an interwoven mass of hyphae (in fungi) or filaments (in algae). Examples of pseudoparenchymatous structures are the fruiting bodies (mushrooms, toadstools, etc.) of certain fungi and the thalli of certain red and brown algae.

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pseudoparenchyma

pseudoparenchyma In algae and fungi, tissue composed of closely woven filaments that resembles parenchyma.

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