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(in a fungus) a specialized hypha bearing sporangia.
- ‘The fungus can be identified microscopically by the production of its reproductive structures: the sporangiophores and sporangia.’
- ‘Each sporangiophore bears several sporangia, in which spores develop.’
- ‘This form has similarly shaped peltate sporangiophores.’
- ‘Generative organs are fertile zones, which are formed by numerous sporangiophores with peltate sporophylls.’
- ‘For example, the sporangiophores are very distinctive but the inner casts of the stems not.’
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