ascocarp


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ascocarp

[′as·kə‚kärp]
(mycology)
The mature fruiting body bearing asci with ascospores in higher Ascomycetes.
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2006, 2007a, 2007b) report that the annual ascocarp production of Tuber melanosporum increases with the size of the brule, which explains 38% of the variance in its productivity; they also indicate that a high content of active carbonate (calcium carbonate extractable with ammonium oxalate) accounts for up to 51% of the variance in T.
Ascocarp morphology and terminal hair ornamentation in thermophilic Chaetomium species.
On the basis of a study of coprophilous fungi from Zulia state, Venezuela, one specie of the family Coniochaetaceae, with cleistothecial ascocarp and ascospores with germ pore was isolated from dove dung.
appears to be a collection of Lophotrichus bartlettii with apically circinate ascocarp appendages.
Ascomycetes that have mycelia characteristically produce fruiting bodies called ascocarps (Barr, 2001).