Meaning of ASCOMA in English

aˈskōmə noun

( plural ascoma·ta -məd.ə)

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek askōma leather lining protecting the aperture for the oar, from askos wineskin — more at ascus

: an ascocarp having the hymenium on a broadly expanded or disklike receptacle especially characteristic of the order Helvellales ; specifically : the simple type of fruiting body made up of an undifferentiated mass of tissue on or in which the asci are borne

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