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endoperidium

[en-doh-puh-rid-ee-uh m]
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noun, plural en·do·pe·rid·i·a [en-doh-puh-rid-ee-uh] /ˌɛn doʊ pəˈrɪd i ə/. Botany.
  1. the inner of the two layers into which the peridium is divided.
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Origin of endoperidium

From New Latin; see origin at endo-, peridium
Related formsen·do·pe·rid·i·al, adjective
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  • The endoperidium and rayed mouth are bright red when fresh, partially fading in old specimens.

    The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise

    M. E. Hard

  • Within the endoperidium are the spores, which are pale ochraceous or sulphur color, globose or elliptical in shape.