Definition of sporophore in English:

sporophore

noun

Botany
  • The spore-bearing structure of a fungus.

    • ‘PSK is an extract of sporophores of Coriolus vesicolor, which is a popular medicinal herb in traditional Chinese medicine.’
    • ‘They produce forcibly discharged asexual spores from sporangiophores or sporophores and do not produce sporangia.’
    • ‘The fruiting body (sporophore) is present above the surface.’

Pronunciation:

sporophore

/ˈspɒrəfɔː/