ascocarp

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Related to Ascocarps: basidium, basidiocarp, Ascomata, perithecia, apothecia

ascocarp

[′as·kə‚kärp]
(mycology)
The mature fruiting body bearing asci with ascospores in higher Ascomycetes.
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Morphological features (colony shape and color, and characteristics of the ascocarp, ascomal hairs, ascus and ascospores) also indicated the isolated strain L18 was closely related to Chaetomium globosum.
rufum ascocarps have been collected in soils with a greater concentration of TOC and total carbonate than T.
Adult flies were reared from 87 different fungal collections (basidiocarps or ascocarps = "mushrooms").