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Fruiting body

Fruiting body

(Science: microbiology plant biology) a macroscopic reproductive structure produced by some fungi (for example, mushrooms) and some bacteria (for example, myxobacteria). Fruiting bodies are distinct in size, shape, and colouration for each species.


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... for brining up an old thread but... Organisms with a defined, heritable body plan. That's perfect for ruling out prokaryotes and it is indeed met ... travel in swarms, and when conditions get bad, form macroscopic "fruiting bodies"/spores, a multicellular structure with an organized ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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Common Mushroom Tissue

Just to clarify: "mushroom" is the fruiting body that is produced by sexual reproduction of fungi during heterokaryon stage.

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by Cat
Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Common Mushroom Tissue
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

... it is an insect, so: yes, people eat it (accidentally), no mycelium, fruiting body, yes, small, not large,

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by woolleyy
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:26 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

do ppl eat it? does it have a mycelium and/or a fruiting body? is it small? is it large? is it an insect?

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by onexsoul
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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Views: 338263

Dictyostelium amoebae aggregation

... Dictyostelium amoebae aggregate to form a migrating slug and finally a fruiting body, the founder cells become the stalk cells, the second group of cells that arrive become ...

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by jp0211
Sun Oct 22, 2006 9:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Dictyostelium amoebae aggregation
Replies: 3
Views: 1807
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