from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A basidium-bearing structure found in such basidiomycetous fungi as mushrooms and puffballs.
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- n. A mushroom which has basidia.
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- n. the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
basidi(um) + -carp.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)