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fruit·ing body

A specialized spore-producing structure, especially of a fungus.

fruiting body

(Botany) the part of a fungus in which the spores are produced. Also: fruit body

fruit′ing bod′y

an organ that produces spores.
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Noun1.fruiting body - an organ specialized for producing sporesfruiting body - an organ specialized for producing spores
ascocarp - mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus
acervulus - small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
basidiocarp - the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
aecium - fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
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Since ferrous-ions were the most effective pro-oxidants in food system [29], the high ferrous-ion chelating abilities of the various extracts from the fruiting bodies of P.
It is reported that low levels of mannitol in the compost and the high levels in the fruiting bodies creates the osmotic gradient that drives the uptake of nutrients and water.
50] = 6-5 [micro]M), was purified from fresh fruiting bodies of the edible white common Agrocybe cylindracea mushroom.
Thickness of the pileus of four randomly selected fruiting bodies was recorded using a slide calliper.
It has been previously shown that the casing soil on which the mushroom fruiting bodies develop is a significant reservoir for the microflora of fresh mushrooms (Doores and others 1986; Wong and Preece 1980).
Dried fruiting bodies of the mushroom Russula lepida (100 g) were homogenized in 0.
The fruiting bodies and mycelia were dried by lyophilization and powdered.
Four ergosterol derivatives (1-4) have been isolated for the first time from the fruiting bodies of a basidiomycete fungus, Lactarius hatsudake, through activity-guided fractionation.
blazei Murill, the fruiting bodies of the mushroom and cultured mycelium were kept in a Model PC-30 A dryer (Kuroda Industry Co.
The conditions of the growing room were adjusted where the temperature and relative humidity were maintained between 22-25[degrees]C and 80-95%, respectively with sufficient light and ventilation for the development of normal fruiting bodies by means of humidifier and cooler and by sprinkling water on walls and floor.
In this present study, both mycelia and fruiting bodies were produced from laboratory cultivation.