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Pertaining to, or producing, fruit.

The bearing of fruit.

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... being exposed to drastically different environments in different areas. One area is a grassland full of predators, while the other is a forest of fruiting trees. The grassland is pushing for bulkier Homo that can fight off predators with their bare hands. The forest is pushing for small and lightweight ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Re: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... and then digests it. When the plasmodium runs out of food, or environmental conditions become harsh, they often form elaborate (often beautiful) fruiting bodies made mostly from calcium carbonate and protein that produce spores that allow them to move to a new food source. These later germinate ...

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by Sadial
Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
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... where the heterocysts form. But there are better examples: Myxospoes will travel in swarms, and when conditions get bad, form macroscopic "fruiting bodies"/spores, a multicellular structure with an organized shape, for disseminating the more resistant spores. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myxococcus_xanthus ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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... hyphae (="filaments") that grow under the ground. In many places the soil contains huge masses of fungal hyphae, so plucking few of the fruiting bodies does not get you rid of the fungus.

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by biohazard
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Mushrooms
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And? Variation in phenotype is not uncommon in plants. Even more so when it comes to the fruiting bodies. But I still do not see what would be the link between phenotypical variety and autogenesis. This is not variation in phenotipe. The different calabashes on photo ...

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by enarees
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Problems with Evolution !
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