Definition of fruit body in English:
Another term for fruiting body.
- A morel is noticeably different from a normal mushroom; instead of a cap, it has an upright fruit body, distinctively pitted and resembling a honeycomb or sponge.
- Its single-stalked fruit body is much like the surface of a mushroom gill, rich with spores.
- The shiny, blue-black layer that is so conspicuous on each fruit body in the photograph is comprised of thousands of balloon-like cells, each pointing up and each containing eight spores.
Definition of fruit body in:
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