HyperDic: fruiting_body

English > 1 sense of the expression fruiting body:
NOUNplantfruiting bodyan organ specialized for producing spores
English > fruiting body: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn organ specialized for producing spores.
Narroweracervulussmall asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
aeciumfruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores
ascocarpmature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus
basidiocarpThe fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

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