Aecium



the fruiting body of rust fungi, which bears chainlike or stalked spores.
noun (pl) -cia (-sɪə), -cidia (-ˈsɪdɪə)
a globular or cup-shaped structure in some rust fungi in which aeciospores are produced
aecium
(ē’sē-əm, ē’shē-əm)
Plural aecia (ē’sē-ə, ē’shē-ə)
A cuplike structure of some rust fungi that contains chains of aeciospores. Aecia usually form on the bottom surface of leaves.

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