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spo·ran·gi·um

(spō-ran'jē-ŭm),
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

(spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. sporan·gia (-jē-ə)
A single-celled or many-celled structure in which spores are produced, especially in fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns. Also called spore case.

spo·ran′gi·al (-jē-əl) adj.

spo·ran·gi·um

(spōr-anj'ē-ŭm)
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

(pl. sporangia) the structure within which asexual SPORES are formed.
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The vessel also captures debris, which floats or settles to the bottom of the vessel and may contain sporangia.
These inclusions appear in many cases to be dead thalli, sporangia, and/or endospores.
The inverted (Wilovert) photonic microscope of the type Hund, was used to observe mature sporangia at a low magnification (x20), after 10 days incubation at room temperature.
Caption: Figure 3: Light microscopy of lactophenol cotton blue slide preparations made of culture colonies revealed round sporangia containing spherical sporangiospores similar to those of P.
It is noted that the effect of metabolites is very clearly seen for sporulating microbes during the decay of sporangia at the end of sporulation or for protozoa during cysts' disclosure.
Exceptionally well preserved sporangia of the Permian Petrified Noeggerathialean strobilus Discinites sinensis Wang.
[The word "spore" is used throughout this section because is generically includes pollen as well as all other meiospores.] The location of sporangia is important because vertical wind speeds typically increase with distance from ground level and because comparatively high wind speeds are required to reduce the boundary layers around spores residing on or within sporangia.
The beaker with the 50-mL of sporulation solution plus the parasitized grass blades was incubated at 37[degrees]C, and the development of sporangia and zoospores microscopically was evaluated every 30 min for the following 6 h (or longer when needed).
Park's excitement upon seeing the "capsula" (that is, the sporangia) hanging at the end of their filaments on a miniscule plant is thus very much an expression of the concerns of Romantic botany.
Isolated fungi were examined by using 10 x and 40 x magnifications on the microscope to identify hyphae, sporangia, sporangiophores, conidia, conidiophores and some other morphological characters including growth pattern, colony texture and growth rate of the colonies onPDA(Promputthaetal., 2005).
Fertile leaves, collected from ten specimens of a natural population in August 2012, were placed on trays and stored at 26[degrees]C for a minimum of 72 hours until sporangia dehiscence, following Brum and Randi (2006), with adaptations.
(1972) A phospholipase in Bacillus megaterium unique to spores and sporangia. Biochemistry 11, 1754-1760.