basidiospore


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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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Basidiospores are generally not as resistant to biocides as mycelia (Morton and French 1966, Schmidt and French 1979, Choi et al.
Silveira also present hymenial acanthocytes, however their basidiospores are much smaller (up to 8 x 5 [micro]m).
Certainly that the above described new species and section are based in one collection, but this collection has more than ten basidiomata, where the majority presented the two types of basidiospores.
The two groups were: 1) branched basidiomata often with basidiospores exhibiting high length-to-width ratios (i.
The amounts of copper deposited in checks opening in micronized copper quaternary--treated wood were sufficient to prevent germination of basidiospores (Stirling et al.
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.
This suggested that spread of USR and BSR disease in an oil palm plantation primarily was due to basidiospore spread where large inoculum source accumulated in dead plant material and generated new individuals that were genetically distinct form their parent (Abdullah 2000; Hasan et al.
Production, Germination and Dispersal of Basidiospores of Ganoderma pseudoferreum on Hevea.
Basidiospores, 98%; Cladosporium, 97%; Ascospores, 92%) were detected most frequently indoor and reflected what was detected outdoors and molds associated with severe water damage (e.
Table 5 presents the non-viable fungi (spores) results indicating the presence of basidiospores, botrytis, Cladosporium, hyphal elements, and Penicillium/Aspergillus type spores.
zapotecorum are closely related species, separated only by the size of the basidiospores and basidiomata, in addition to the absence or presence of pseudocystidia.
Possible explanations for our finding include decreased mold allergenicity (when compared to standardized extracts), the dilution of the relevant allergens in the mixture used, the unavailability of FDA-approved extracts against basidiospores (which are the most prevalent mold spores in air samples) (21), and the possibility that the high levels of exposure to mold have led to tolerance instead of sensitization (22).