The New Student's Reference Work/Mutualism
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Mutualism (mū′ tū́-al-is’m), (in plants), that form of symbiosis in which the two plants are of mutual benefit. By many this condition is thought to be illustrated by the lichens, the algæ and fungi constituents being thought to be mutually helpful. See Symbiosis.