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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.
Approximately 25 % of the fresh sporophores of each fungus species was removed from the incubated sample, air-dried at 35 [degrees]C, labelled and deposited in the Herbarium of the Tartu University (TU).
Okhuoya JA and C Ajerio Analysis of sclerotia and sporophores of Pleurotus tuber-regium Fr.
The sporophores of Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus pulmonarius growing in the wild were collected from Ibadan University botanical garden.
Initiation of the sporophores Retention of irrigation water