[ ep-i-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈɛp ɪˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
noun Botany, Mycology.
the principal outer covering of a spore.
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The epispore acquires a waxy consistence by this pigmentation, so that it may be detached in granules.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke