basidium defined in 1951 yearbasidium - basidium;
basidium - In Basidiomycete fungi, cell in which fusion of haploid nuclei occurs during sexual reproduction, followed by meiosis and formation of, usually, four haploid basidiospores. Club-shaped or cylindrical cell, or divided into four cells, spores borne externally on minute stalks (sterigmata).
near basidium in Knolik
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