gleba


noun, plural gle·bae [glee-bee] /ˈgli bi/. Mycology.

  1. the sporogenous tissue forming the central part of the sporophore in certain fungi, as in puffballs and stinkhorns.

Plural glebae (glēbē′)

  1. The fleshy, spore-bearing inner mass of the basidiomycete fungus known as the puffball.

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