ascocarp


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Related to ascocarp: basidiocarp, basidium, photobiont

ascoma

(as-kō'mă),
In fungi, a structure comtaining an ascus or asci (pl.).
Synonym(s): ascocarp

ascocarp

the fruiting body of an ASCOMYCETE fungus. See ASCUS.
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melanosporum brules contain a constant mixture of horizons due to the continuous digging that the harvesters, their dogs, and wildlife engage in to extract the ascocarps.
Macroscopic studies of the characteristics of the ascocarps, and microscopic studies of the morphological characteristics of the ascospores and mycorrhizas, permitted a clear identification of Tuber species located in the brules studied.
rufum ascocarps have been collected in soils with a greater concentration of TOC and total carbonate than T.