Definitions for "Carpophore"
A slender prolongation of the receptacle as an axis between the carpels, as in Geranium and many umbelliferous plants.
n. (Gr. karpophorus, bearing fruit; karpos, fruit, and pherein, to bear) generally the organ that supports the carpels; specifically, a very much elongated axis to which the carpels are attached.
The complete fruit body of the fungus (i.e. cap, stem, gills, etc). Sporophore and sporocarp are other names also used
Commonly known as "Mushrooms", the reproductive organs of the true body of the Fungus, formed by the web of Mycelium that colonize a Substrate.