noun[mass noun] Chemistry
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- They have recently shown that two monotropes, Sarcodes sanguinea and Pterospora andromedea behave in this way in vitro.
- Results from orchids, monotropes, and Suilloid fungi suggest that the cost of specialization is reduced by producing propagules that lie dormant until they encounter the correct host.
- Thus, the question remains, is fungal stimulation by the monotropes simply another example of parasite manipulation of the host?