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fruit body

noun

  1. a variant of fruiting body


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The fruit-body is of complicated structure, but its early stages of development are not known.

In the Helvellaceae there is no apothecium but a large irregular fruit body which at maturity bears the asci on its surface.

In one genus there is no fruit body, but the spines themselves extend downward from the rotten wood, the genus Mucronella.

Hymenium within a closed fruit-body, which does not open until the spores are ripe; saprophytes.

Parasites without fruit-body; basidia exposed on surface of host.

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