Sorosporium

noun
So·​ro·​spo·​ri·​um | \ ˌsōrəˈspōrēəm \

Definition of Sorosporium

: a genus of smut fungi having teliospores united in more or less firm ball-like masses with the sori dusty at maturity and including several that cause head smuts in grasses

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History and Etymology for Sorosporium

New Latin, from Greek sōros heap + New Latin -sporium

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“Sorosporium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sorosporium. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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