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- another term for fruiting body
- ‘A morel is noticeably different from a normal mushroom; instead of a cap, it has an upright fruit body, distinctively pitted and resembling a honeycomb or sponge.’
- ‘The mutant did not exhibit any visible sign of fruiting although the parental strain formed fertile fruit bodies constitutively.’
- ‘Its single-stalked fruit body is much like the surface of a mushroom gill, rich with spores.’
- ‘The shiny, blue-black layer that is so conspicuous on each fruit body in the photograph is comprised of thousands of balloon-like cells, each pointing up and each containing eight spores.’
- ‘The MD-fraction is extracted and fractionated from the mycelia and fruit bodies of Grifola frondosa or G. albicans, G. umbellata, or G. gigantea.’
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