Definitions for "Peridium"
The envelope or coat of certain fungi, such as the puffballs and earthstars.
with regard to fungi, the outer layer of a fruitbody
outer layer of the spore-bearing organ in many fungi
the wall or limiting membrane of a sporangium or other fungal fruiting structure
A wall or membrane of sterile cells around a fruiting body (e.g., around a sporangium or delimiting an aecium). (Pl. peridia.) ()