from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of the four haploid spores borne on the basidium of a basidiomycete. Each spore develops into a mycelium that fuses with another to form a dikaryotic mycelium that typically constitutes the macroscopic stage of the life cycle.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A spore borne on a basidium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A spore borne by a basidium.
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- noun biology A sexually reproductive
sporeproduced by fungiof the phylum Basidiomycota
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- noun a sexually produced fungal spore borne on a basidium
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Some of these terminal cells push out a little finger of protoplasm, which swells, thickens its wall, and becomes detached from the mother-cell as a spore, here called specially a _basidiospore_.
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− strains were isolated and re-streaked onto the same plates, but incubated at RT to induce filament and basidiospore formation typical of diploid