It is peculiar in developing its fructifications on the exterior of roots, beneath the soil.
The lower Cryptogamia in their fructifications resemble rather multiplication by buds than by seeds.
The sporigerous median structure of the fructifications, under whatever specific name or names, is entirely confused.
More than thirty fructifications have appeared at one time, varying in size from one to twenty cm.
The fructifications, however, differ fundamentally from those of the Cycads, as indeed they do from those of any known family.
In Williamsonia, of which we know much less detail, the fructifications stood away from the main axis on long pedicels.
The fructifications were presumably fern sporangia of normal but rather massive type.
In the case of the fructifications it is the English material which has yielded the most illuminating specimens.
Hence those who create factitious unity of creed render these fructifications impossible.
But fructifications with us in heaven are different from those with men on earth.