Basidiocarp



the fruiting body of basidiomycetes that produces the basidia.
noun
the fruiting body of basidiomycetous fungi; the mushroom of agarics
basidiocarp
(bə-sĭd’ē-ə-kärp’)
A basidioma. This term is no longer in scientific use.

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