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fruit body

n
(Botany) a variant of fruiting body
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The isolated sporophore continues to develop similarly to the non-harvested fruit body (Hammond, Nichols., 1975).
Recognisable by its purple-hued fruit body, the Jubilee is one of 33 varieties of waxcap found at grassland sites across Northumberland National Park - with a hotspot located along the Hadrian's Wall corridor where 32 of the species appear.
(1) [beta]-glucans are principally found in the fruit body of various types of mushrooms.
Yadomae, "Antitumor [beta]-glucan from the cultured fruit body of Agaricus blazei," Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
[51] enumerated several factors that affect the protein content of mushrooms and these include part and stage of fruit body, species type, level of nitrogen in the substrate, and harvest location.
The decreased CP digestibility in rations as SRS levels increased may be because BC contains higher levels of soluble CP compared with SRS (Table 1; Owens and Bergen, 1983), and/or because some of the N in SRS originates from mycelium and the mushroom fruit body. Mycelium N may be partly complexed with chitin that would not be easily digested (Fazaeli and Talebian Masoodi, 2006).
Among the mushrooms that we demonstrated to have grown in a mass production setting, we focused especially on Cordyceps pruinosa (Figure 1(a)), as only a few papers have reported its pharmacological activities towards cancer and inflammation, [15,16] and the cultivation rate of its fruit body is much higher than other species.
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Parameters observed included the first time of pinhead budding, the number of fruit body, the diameter of fruit body, total fresh weight of fruit body and the frequency of harvest.
The wine would benefit from a decant just to give a little nudge to the bounteous fruit body.