basidiocarp
(bah-sid\'e-o-karp\')
The fruiting body of a basidiomycete that contains the basidia.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Basidiocarp — A basidiocarp, basidiome or basidioma (plural: basidiomata), is the sporocarp of a basidiomycete, the multi cellular structure on which the spore producing hymenium is borne. Basidiocarps are characteristic of the hymenomycetes; rusts and smuts… …   Wikipedia

  • basidiocarp — /beuh sid ee oh kahrp /, n. Mycol. the fruiting body of basidiomycetes that produces the basidia. [BASIDI(UM) + O + CARP] * * * ▪ sporophore also called  basidioma        in fungi, a large sporophore, or fruiting body, in which sexually produced… …   Universalium

  • basidiocarp — noun A mushroom which has basidia …   Wiktionary

  • basidiocarp — ba·sid·io·carp (bə sidґe o kahrp″) [basidium + carp] the large fruiting body characteristic of the majority of fungi of the subphylum Basidiomycotina; it is composed of masses of intertwined hyphal elements and produces basidia.… …   Medical dictionary

  • basidiocarp — ba|si|di|o|carp Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • basidiocarp — ba·sid·io·carp …   English syllables

  • basidiocarp — noun the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells • Hypernyms: ↑fruiting body • Part Holonyms: ↑basidiomycete, ↑basidiomycetous fungi * * * bəˈsidēōˌkärp, ēəˌ noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mushroom — The mushroom Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric A mushroom is the fleshy, spore bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The standard for the name mushroom is the cultivated… …   Wikipedia

  • fungus — fungic /fun jik/, adj. funguslike, adj. /fung geuhs/, n., pl. fungi /fun juy, fung guy/, funguses, adj. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic… …   Universalium

  • Trama (mycology) — In mycology trama is a term for the inner, fleshy portion of a mushroom s basidiocarp, or fruit body. It is distinct from the outer layer of tissue, known as the pileipellis or cuticle, and from the spore bearing tissue layer known as the… …   Wikipedia

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