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basidiospore

 [bah-sid´e-o-spor″]
a type of sexual spore of certain higher fungi.

ba·sid·i·o·spore

(ba-sid'ē-ō-spōr),
A fungal spore borne on a basidium, characteristic of the class Basidiomycetes.
[G. basidon, small base, + sporos, seed]

basidiospore

A reproductive basidiomycetes spore which is usually uninucleated and haploid.

basidiospore

the sexual spore of the class Basidiomycetes.
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Inhibition of basidiospore germination by copper from MCQ, ACQ and CCA leachates.
The identification of basidiomycetes other than those whose fruitbodies were put into the chamber means that if a wood preservative is only effective against the two standard test fungi used to produce basidiospores, it can still be challenged by other decay fungi.
cepistipes genets within crib dams shows that these constructions are either not very susceptible to attack by basidiospores from the air or by rhizomorphs of genets within the vicinity.
When cocultured with MAT[alpha] strains (H99 and JEC21), IUM 99-3617 produced abundant basidiospores.