A bacterial resting cell, -- formerly considered a spore, but now known to occur even in endosporous bacteria.
a body that resembles a spore but is not an endospore; produced by some bacteria
asexual spore ( conidium) formed by the conversion of a pre-existing hypha. Usually the walls thicken and the cell(s) separates before swelling of each spore. Sometimes further septa form in each cell prior to disarticulation. A specialised thallic conidium.