holocarpic

or hol·o·car·pous

[hol-uh-kahr-pik, hoh-luh-]

adjective

(of a fungus) having the entire thallus converted into fruiting bodies.

Compare eucarpic.

Origin of holocarpic

First recorded in 1915–20; holo- + -carpic
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