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sporiferous

[spuh-rif-er-uh s] /spəˈrɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
bearing spores.
Origin of sporiferous
1830-1840
1830-40; spor- + -i- + -ferous
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  • Passing over the rest of the sporiferous fungi, we find amongst the Ascomycetous group several that are highly esteemed.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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