noun, plural gle·bae [glee-bee] /ˈgli bi/. Mycology.
Words nearby gleba
Origin of gleba
OTHER WORDS FROM glebagle·bal, adjective
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The microscope shows that the gleba is composed of a great number of spores mixed with simple or branched threads.
When old the gleba consists of a dusty mass of threads and spores.
The peridium is very large, breaking away in fragments when ripe and exposing the gleba.
The gleba is composed of semi-persistent cells, plainly seen with a glass or even with the naked eye.
The spore-mass or gleba, in its young state, is surrounded by four layers.