chlamydospore

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thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae

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Chlamydospores, 13 to 60 [micro]m in diameter, were produced abundantly intercalary and terminally (E) and no sexual structures in single cultures.
Grocott and periodic acid--Schiff stains showed the presence of several yeast, subspherical budding cells (up to 5 [micro]m in diameter), terminal and spherical chlamydospores (up to 10 [micro]m in diameter), and pseudohyphal elements.
Chlamydospores of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomus), as well as zygospores of the algae Zygnema and Spirogira found in the cave also support the contention of wet and mild climatic conditions (Navarro et al.
albicans, all SL isolates were germ-tube positive and produced chlamydospores at 37[degrees]C on Corn Meal Tween 80 agar (Oxoid Ltd, Basingstoke, England, UK) and Czapek Dox (1%) Tween 80 agar (Oxoid) (Figure 1A).
Since chlamydospores are often observed with a pigmented cell wall in A.
When Knox and his colleagues fed chlamydospores on a daily basis to 4-5 month old sheep, they found that the average egg count in treated sheep was reduced to about one-third that of untreated controls.
The presence of canoe-shaped conidia and chlamydospores are characteristic for members of the genus Fusarium (Nirenberg and O'Donnell, 1998).