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.
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For its two types of basidiospores, subrhomboid thickwalled and subellipsoid thin-walled does not fit in any of the accepted caerulescent sections known (Guzman, 1995, 2004).
In the basidiospores description, Q is the quotient between the length and width, [Q.sub.m] is the medium value of Q, and n is the number of measured basidiospores/number of analyzed basidiomata/number of collections.
Basidiospores 7.5-12.5 x 4-5.7 um, elliptical, obtuse, with prominent apiculus, hyaline to pale yellow, spore wall loses its colour in Melzer's regeant.
Basidiospores are generally not as resistant to biocides as mycelia (Morton and French 1966, Schmidt and French 1979, Choi et al.
Basidiospores 10.5-14 (-14.5) x (6-) 6.5-8 (-9) [micro]m, Q = 1.47-1.87 (-2), [Q.sub.m] = 1.66, n= 83/2/2, ellipsoid to oblong in face and side view, apically truncated by a large germ pore [less than or equal to] 2.5 [micro]m.
The two groups were: 1) branched basidiomata often with basidiospores exhibiting high length-to-width ratios (i.e.
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.
Morphological characters like shape, size and color of basidiomata, basidiospore size, basidial lengths, shape and size of cheilocystidia of both collections were measured and compared.
Shape, size and color of basidiomata, basidiospore size, basidial lengths, shape and size of cheilocystidia of both collections have also been measured and compared with data given in literature.