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ascocarp definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1887 the mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus; broadly such a body with its enclosed asci, spores, and paraphyses ascocarpic adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ascocarp As"co*carp, n. [Gr. 'asko`s a bladder + karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) In ascomycetous fungi, the spherical, discoid, or cup-shaped body within which the asci are collected, and which constitutes the mature fructification. The different forms are known in mycology under distinct names. Called also spore fruit.



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