A spore-producing or spore-bearing structure such as a conidiophore, ascocarp, or basidiocarp.
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A fungus structure producing spores.
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[n] - a spore-bearing branch or organ: the part of the thallus of a sporophyte that develops spores
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fruiting body of a fungus. Rarely seen in wet rot, often evident in dry rot where it can be a metre in diameter. See Dry rot/Wet Rot.
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Spo'ro·phore noun [ Spore + Greek ... to bear.] (Botany) (a) A placenta. (b) That alternately produced form of certain cryptogamous plants, as ferns, mosses, and the like, which is nonsexual, but produces spores in countles...
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<botany> A placenta. ... That alternately produced form of certain cryptogamous plants, as ferns, mosses, and the like, which is nonsexual, but produces spores in countless numbers. In ferns it is the leafy plant, in mosses the capsule. Cf. Oophore. ... Origin: Spore + Gr. To bear. ... Source:...
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noun a spore-bearing branch or organ: the part of the thallus of a sporophyte that develops spores; in ferns and mosses and liverworts is practically equivalent to the sporophyte
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• (n.) A placenta. • (n.) That alternately produced form of certain cryptogamous plants, as ferns, mosses, and the like, which is nonsexual, but produces spores in countless numbers. In ferns it is the leafy plant, in mosses the capsule. Cf. Oophore.
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(from the article `fungus`) ...undifferentiated body, of the typical fungus. The mycelium grows by utilizing nutrients from the environment and, upon reaching a certain stage of ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: spō′rō-fōr Definitions: 1. Any specialized hyphas in fungi that give rise to spores.
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1) Reproductive structure
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