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  • n. A relatively large cell found on the hymenium of a basidiomycete

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In hymenomycetous fungi, a large spherical or ovoid cell which originates among the basidia and paraphyses, and projects beyond them. It is considered to be a sterile basidium. Also cystide.


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