thick-walled spore that develops from an oosphere through either fertilzation or parthenogenesis.
A sexual spore produced by a the union of two morphologically different gametangia (oogonium and antheridium). Thick-walled, sexually-derived resting spore of oomycete fungi.
(Gr. ôon: egg; sporä seed) n. A zygote that is produced as a result of oogamy in certain algae and fungi, corresponding to angiosperm seeds. It contains food reserves, develops a protective outer covering, and enters a resting phase before germination. Cf. zygospore. Also oöspore.
a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi
a thick-walled sexual spore (Figs
Diploid spore produced by Oomycetes
(pl. oospores): Thick-walled, sexually or asexually derived resting spore of Phycomycete fungi such as Pythium and Phytophthora. oospore oogonium
A thick-walled, sexually derived resting spore of oomycete (downy mildew) fungi.
A thick-walled spore that develops from an oosphere through plasmogamy or parthenogenesis. ( 15)