Basidiospore

Definition

noun, plural: basidiospores

The spore produced and contained within the basidium of Basidiomycete fungi.


Supplement

The basidiospores are typically uninucleate and haploid. Most of them are forcibly discharged, and are referred to as ballistospores.


See also: spore

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Basidiospore&oldid=95993"
First | Previous (Basidiomycota) | Next (Basidiospores) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.