Peridium



[puh-rid-ee-uh m] /pəˈrɪd i əm/

noun, plural peridea
[puh-rid-ee-uh] /pəˈrɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology.
1.
the outer enveloping coat of the fruit body in many fungi.
/pəˈrɪdɪəm/
noun (pl) -ridia (-ˈrɪdɪə)
1.
the distinct outer layer of the spore-bearing organ in many fungi

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