holocarpic

/hol'euh kahr"pik, hoh"leuh-/, adj.
(of a fungus) having the entire thallus converted into fruiting bodies.
Also, holocarpous. Cf. eucarpic.
[1915-20; HOLO- + -CARPIC]

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