The fleshy, spore-bearing inner mass of a puffball.
The fleshy, spore-bearing inner mass of the basidiomycete fungus known as the puffball.
(mycology) The fleshy, spore-bearing inner mass of certain fungi.
Origin of gleba
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Gleba Sentence Examples
The fruit-bodies are of very varic. as shapes, showing a differentiation into an outer peridium and an i:..ier spore-bearing mass, the gleba.
The gleba is usually differentiated into a number of chambers which are lined directly by the hymenium (basidial layer), or else the chambers contain an interwoven mass of hyphae, the branches of which bear the basidia.