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a type of sexual spore of certain higher fungi.
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A fungal spore borne on a basidium, characteristic of the class Basidiomycetes.
[G. basidon, small base, + sporos, seed]
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basidiosporeA reproductive basidiomycetes spore which is usually uninucleated and haploid.
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