We find now that the ovule is attached to a stalk (funiculus) (Fig.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
The sporangia are quite small and numerous, not attached by a funiculus to the peridium, enveloped in mucus.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
The ovary develops at the end of the upper, the testis at that of the lower funiculus.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
Ovule pendulous on a slender erect funiculus; seed erect, 6-grooved.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray