pycnidium (plural pycnidia)
- In certain fungi, a flask-shaped cavity from the surface of the inner walls of which spores are produced.
- Synonym: pycnid
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pycnidium in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)