Definition of Peridium. Meaning of Peridium. Synonyms of Peridium

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Definition of Peridium

Peridium
Peridium Pe*rid"i*um, n.; pl. Peridia. [NL., fr. Gr. ? about + ?, a dim. ending.] (Bot.) The envelope or coat of certain fungi, such as the puffballs and earthstars.

Meaning of Peridium from wikipedia

- The peridium is the protective layer that encloses a m**** of spores in fungi. This outer covering is a distinctive feature of gasteroid fungi. Depending...
- meaning earth and aster meaning star, refers to the behavior of the outer peridium. At maturity, the outer layer of the fruiting body splits into segments...
- body with no special opening to the outside. The ascomatal wall is called peridium and typically consists of densely interwoven hyphae or pseudoparenchyma...
- structure that may be completely or partially buried underground. The peridium, the outer layer of the egg, is white, or purple/red, with two or three...
- by 6–12 cm (2 1⁄2–4 1⁄2 in) high. It has a two-layered peridium. The outer layer of the peridium (the exoperidium) is thick and leathery (except where...
- an egg-shaped to roughly spherical subterranean structure encased in a peridium. The "egg" ranges in color from whitish to buff to reddish-brown, measures...
- citrinum has no stem but is attached to the soil by mycelial cords. The peridium, or outer wall, is thick and firm, usually ochre yellow externally with...
- Coleosporiaceae Genus: Chrysomyxa Species: C. artcostaphyli Binomial name Chrysomyxa arctostaphyli Dietel Synonyms Peridium coloradense (Dietel) Arth. & F. Kern...
- the slits may appear higher up on the peridium, in others, the peridium rips more irregularly. The peridium may also rip in such a way that it appears...
- A membrane enveloping immature fruiting bodies of gasteroid fungi resembles a universal veil, but is called a peridium. Partial veil Veil (mycology)...
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