Mushrooms have evolved gills, called lamella, that grow underneath the main cap of some species. Lamella function to dramatically increase the surface area of a mushroom, increasing the amount of spores produced and dispersed during reproduction. 
Image by Charles Krebs.
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Mushrooms have evolved gills, called lamella, that grow underneath the main cap of some species. Lamella function to dramatically increase the surface area of a mushroom, increasing the amount of spores produced and dispersed during reproduction. 

Image by Charles Krebs.

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