sporophore


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sporophore

[′spȯr·ə‚fȯr]
(mycology)
A structure on the thallus of fungi which produces spores.
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The sporophores of various fungi were collected from the following localities in Central Benin: Kpessou, 9.600[degrees]N 2.185[degrees]E, 30 June 2010 and 2 July 2010; Ouari Maro, 9.030[degrees]N 2.393[degrees]E, 1 July 2010; and Koussanzamou, 10.211[degrees]N 1.447[degrees]E, 5 July 2010.
sclerotia and sporophore yield during the cultivation on sawdust of different woody plants.
Freshly harvested, mature sporophores of Agaricus brunnescens of similar size and free from physical defects were obtained from a commercial mushroom-growing operation (Mehriz) located near Yazd.
The sporophores of Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus pulmonarius growing in the wild were collected from Ibadan University botanical garden.
E., and Last, F.T., The nature of the microbial stimulus affecting sporophore formation in Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Sing., Ann.
Sporangia borne on the underside (abaxial surface) or margin of leaf, not on a sporophore.
Also, as a result of this work, an automatic rating of no higher than 8 on the new AWPA rating scale was applied when basidiomycete sporophores were observed (AWPA 2008).
Sphagnum Peat Mushroom Casing Soils: Composition, Function and Microbiology by Naveen Chikthimmah, Robert Beelman and Luke LaBorde explains the purpose of the casing layer - retention of irrigation water and initiation of the sporophores. The casing layer harbors microbial populations.
The second part of the experiment involved resampling a data set described in Pielou and Verma (1968) and given in Pielou (1975) concerning insect and spider species in sporophores of the birch bracket fungus Polyporus betulinus.
Beneath his coat, projecting from his body as if from a dead log of wood, was a finely layered, opulently colored vest of the silky and almost translucent fruit-bodies, the beautiful white anastomosing sporophores, the blood-red fructifications, the edible glutinous cuticles, the greenish gills, the fine radial striations, hymenial surfaces and thin-walled hyphae of macrofungi, of mushrooms."(131-32)