apothecium defined in 1951 yearapothecium - apothecium;
apothecium - Gup or saucer-shaped fruit body of certain ascomy-cete fungi (Discomycetes or cup-fungi), and lichens, lined with a hymenium of asci and paraphyses. Sessile or stalked, often brightly coloured; varying from a few millimetres to more than forty centimetres across.
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