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peridium

[pə′rid·ē·əm]
(botany)
The outer investment of the sporophore of many fungi.

Peridium

 

the outer envelope of the fruiting bodies of various fungi. The peridium may consist of one or several layers of cells. The structure of the peridium in some ascomycetous fungi is an important taxonomic characteristic.

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