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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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|Noun||1.||basidiocarp - the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells|
fruiting body - an organ specialized for producing spores
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