spo·​ro·​carp ˈspȯr-ə-ˌkärp How to pronounce sporocarp (audio)
: a structure (as in red algae, fungi, or mosses) in or on which spores are produced

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First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sporocarp was in 1849

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“Sporocarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporocarp. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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