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OTHER WORDS FROM sporophorespo·ro·phor·ic [spawr-uh-fawr-ik, -for-, spohr-], /ˌspɔr əˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-, ˌspoʊr-/, spo·roph·o·rous [spuh-rof-er-uhs], /spəˈrɒf ər əs/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sporophore
The term “receptacle” sometimes applied to these spore-bearing hyphae is better replaced by sporophore.
Most of Basidiomycetes are characterized by the large sporophore on which the basidia with its basidiospores are borne.
Stump of Norway Spruce, with a sporophore of polyporus annosus several years old; the inner portions of the stump wholly decayed.Wood and Forest|William Noyes