spore fruit


noun Botany, Mycology.

a spore-bearing structure, as an ascoscarp; sporocarp.

Nearby words

  1. sporangiophore,
  2. sporangiospore,
  3. sporangium,
  4. spore,
  5. spore case,
  6. spore print,
  7. sporeling,
  8. spori-,
  9. sporicide,
  10. sporidium

Origin of spore fruit

First recorded in 1855–60

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