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  1. acervulus(noun)

    small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi


  1. acervulus(Noun)

    calcified concretions near the pineal gland; brain sand


  1. Acervulus

    An acervulus is a small asexual fruiting body that erupts through the epidermis of host plants parasitised by mitosporic fungi of the form order Melanconiales. It has the form of a small cushion at the bottom of which short crowded conidiophores are formed. The spores escape through an opening at the top.

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