|Also: fruit body the part of a fungus in which the spores are produced|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|fruiting body (fr'tĭng) Pronunciation Key
A specialized spore-producing structure, especially of a fungus. A mushroom is the fruiting body of a fungus.