• Definition for "cleistocarp"
    • the shut spore-bearing construction of some fungi (especially…
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cleistocarp definition

  • noun:
    • the shut spore-bearing construction of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Eurysiphaceae) that spores are released just by decay or disintegration; -- called also cleistothecium.
    • closed spore-bearing construction of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) where spores are released just by decay or disintegration
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