[ buh-sid-ee-oh-kahrp ]
/ bəˈsɪd i oʊˌkɑrp /

noun Mycology.

the fruiting body of basidiomycetes that produces the basidia.


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Origin of basidiocarp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for basidiocarp

/ (bæˈsɪdɪəʊˌkɑːp) /


the fruiting body of basidiomycetous fungi; the mushroom of agarics
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Scientific definitions for basidiocarp

[ bə-sĭdē-ə-kärp′ ]

A basidioma. This term is no longer in scientific use.
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