sporophore

noun
spo·ro·phore | \ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfȯr \

Definition of sporophore 

: the spore-producing organ of a fungus or slime mold

First Known Use of sporophore

1849, in the meaning defined above

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sporophore

noun
spo·ro·phore | \ˈspōr-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfȯ(ə)r \

Medical Definition of sporophore 

: the spore-producing organ especially of a fungus

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