sporocarp

noun
spo·​ro·​carp | \ ˈspȯr-ə-ˌkärp How to pronounce sporocarp (audio) \

Definition of sporocarp

: a structure (as in red algae, fungi, or mosses) in or on which spores are produced

First Known Use of sporocarp

1849, in the meaning defined above

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