[spawr-uh-kahrp, spohr-]
noun Botany, Mycology.
(in higher fungi, lichens, and red algae) a multicellular structure in which spores form; a fruiting body.

1840–50; sporo- + -carp

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sporocarp (ˈspɔːrəʊˌkɑːp, ˈspɒ-)
1.  a specialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori
2.  the spore-producing structure in certain algae, lichens, and fungi

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Sporocarp sacs are filled with tiny sporangial sacs which in turn contain the spores.
It is important to emphasize that sporocarp densities were not recorded in the present study.
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