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A fruiting body that bears basidia, characteristic of many basidiomycetes. Also called basidioma.

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(Botany) the fruiting body of basidiomycetous fungi; the mushroom of agarics
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Noun1.basidiocarp - the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi - any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
fruiting body - an organ specialized for producing spores
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Relationship between development of the basidiocarps and life cycles of five major species of beetle inhabiting the fungus, with discussion of the spore dispersal.
latifolia is bipolar [1], and the basidiocarps are composed of numerous loosely arranged flabella that are morphologically large, broad, dissected, and slightly contorted [2].
Glamoclija, "Biological activity of Ganoderma lucidum basidiocarps cultivated on alternative and commercial substrate," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Basidiocarps were dug out from the soil with sharp knife and photographed in the field.
The pathogen-inoculated basidiocarps were hand-chopped into pieces (2[cm.sup.2]) using a scalpel and studied under a scanning electron microscope.
Basidiocarps resupinate, adnate, effused, up to 100 [micro]m thick in section; hymenial surface smooth, pruinose, grayish white when fresh, not changing much on drying; margins thinning, paler concolorous, to indeterminate.
Muzgonja, "Antioxidant and antifungal potential of Pleurotus ostreatus and Agrocybe cylindracea basidiocarps and mycelia," Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, vol.
Minhoni, "Effect of cultivation practices on the [beta]-glucan content of Agaricus subrufescens basidiocarps," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
is belongs to genus of decaying-wood Agaricomycetes, the species found to have tough basidiocarps, with hyaline spores and decurrent lamellae.
Chiejina and Olufokunbi confirmed that basidiocarps can be easily induced by burying the sclerotia in soil [5].