thick-walled somewhat resistant structure formed at end of hyphae (terminal) or in the middle of hyphae (intercalary). Also a vesicle formed by Candida albicans.
Specialized survival structure produced by some species of fungi tolerant of harsh environmental conditions.
An asexual one-celled spore.
an asexual spore (primarily for survival, not dissemination) formed by modification of a hyphal segment.
A thick-walled, nonsexual spore; a transformed hyphal cell. ( 15)
Thick-walled, asexual, resting spore
A Chlamydospore is the thick-walled big resting spore of several kinds of fungi. It is the life-stage which survives in unfavourable conditions, such as dry or hot seasons.