holocarpic

holocarpic

[hol-uh-kahr-pik, hoh-luh-]
adjective
(of a fungus) having the entire thallus converted into fruiting bodies.
Also, holocarpous.
Compare eucarpic.


Origin:
1915–20; holo- + -carpic

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