conidiophore


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Related to conidiophore: ascospore, Sporangiospore, conidia, Phialide

co·nid·i·o·phore

(ko-nid'ē-ō-fōr),
A specialized hypha which bears conidia in fungi.
[conidium + G. phoros, bearing]

conidiophore

(kŏn-ĭd′ē-ō-for) [″ + phoros, bearing]
The stalk supporting conidia.

conidiophore

see CONIDIUM.

conidiophore

a specialized hypha upon which conidia are formed.
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The presence of conidiophores in the auditory canal suggests that the fungi use the discharged mucus as a nutrient.
Furthermore, the conidiogenous loci in Passalora fuliginosa and Stenella diospyri are conspicuously thickened and pigmented, and the latter species is additionally distinguished by having verruculose superficial hyphae with solitary conidiophores.
Observations utilizing SEM indicated that, compared to wild type 74, cr-5 has a reduced mycelium containing clusters of conidia formed by highly branched conidiophores carried on short aerial hyphae.
Somewhat parallel mycelial accumulations beneath stomata were seen extending to form clusters of "basidium-like", spore-bearing, conidiophores that protrude through the opening of stomata.
Small round conidia were attached to short simple conidiophores, resembling lollipops.
Conidiophores were sparingly septate and branched, filiform up to 15 p.
The morphological and culture characteristic of the isolated organism were studied also conidia and conidiophores ditails were considered.