Sporocarp



noun, Botany, Mycology.
1.
(in higher fungi, lichens, and red algae) a multicellular structure in which spores form; a fruiting body.
noun
1.
a specialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori
2.
the spore-producing structure in certain algae, lichens, and fungi

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