Definition of fruit body in English:

fruit body

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noun

  • another term for fruiting body.
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    • 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.

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