basidiospore

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a sexually produced fungal spore borne on a basidium

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Infestation of vigorous trees in case of trunk type of evolvement is possible only with the help of basidiospores.
Indoor molds Rank Mold type n (%)detectable Geometric mean (GSE) 1st Basidiospores 179 (98) 143 (17.
The amounts of copper deposited in checks opening in micronized copper quaternary--treated wood were sufficient to prevent germination of basidiospores (Stirling et al.
3]) Sample 1 Duplicate Sample algae - - Alternaria - - ascospores 75 225 basidiospores 633 633 Botrytis - - Cercospora - - Cladosporium 83 142 clear brown - - Curvularia - - Curvularia-Xike - - Dechslera/Bipolaris group - - Epicoccum - - Helicosporium / Helicomyces - - hyphal elements 8 - Monochaetia - - Nigrospora - - Oidium - - Penicillium/Aspergillus 150 83 group Peronospora - - smuts, Periconia, - - myxomycetes Torula - - unknown - - Total 949 1083 Table 6.
neoformans because of differences in basidiospore morphology, environmental niches, morphologic features in vivo, limited molecular identity (55%-61% relatedness of DNA), multiple gene genealogies, unique random amplified polymorphic DNA typing patterns, and inefficient cross-species mating with the production of sterile progeny and no recombination (9).
High concentrations of two groups of fungal spores, basidiospores and ascospores - emitted from such sources as mushrooms, moulds, and rusts on plants - had a significant association with early wheezing at age 2.
Using electron-scanning microscopy, Wu (2000) describes the way four basidiospores in Shiitake are formed on a basidium.