Explain the terms

Explain the terms
(i) Basidiocarp (ii) Basidia (iii) Basidiospores

(i) Basidiocarp It may be minute or very large structure which bears basidia, e.g., Bracket fungi, puffballs.
(ii) Basidia These are special reproductive bodies of Basidiomycetes where karyogamy, meiosis and basidiospore formation occur.
(iii) Basidiospores These are meiospores of Basidiomycetes. Basidiospores are borne at the
tips of sterigmata or outgrowths of basidia.