A membranous, often club-shaped structure which usually eight ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes.
A sac-shaped cell contained in ascomycete fungi; its a reproductive mobile where meiosis and another cellular unit produce eight spores.
a little membranous bladder or tube for which tend to be inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi.
In botany, the spore-case of lichens and ascomycetous fungi, composed of a single cell, usually the swollen terminal mobile of a branch of a hypha, through the protoplasm of which the spores (typically 8) are manufactured. Also referred to as ascidium and theca.
In archœol., just like askos.
saclike construction in which ascospores tend to be created through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes