Definition of sporophore in English:


Line breaks: sporo|phore
Pronunciation: /ˈspɒrəfɔː
, ˈspɔː-/


  • The spore-bearing structure of a fungus.
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    • They produce forcibly discharged asexual spores from sporangiophores or sporophores and do not produce sporangia.
    • The fruiting body (sporophore) is present above the surface.
    • PSK is an extract of sporophores of Coriolus vesicolor, which is a popular medicinal herb in traditional Chinese medicine.

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