Definitions for "Basidium"
A special oblong or pyriform cell, with slender branches, which bears the spores in that division of fungi called Basidiomycetes, of which the common mushroom is an example.
clavate (club-shaped) elements on which the spores develope (at side of lamellae).
A club-shaped cell on which the spores (usually 4) are produced in the Division Basidiomycota.
Keywords:  coprinus, diagrams, photos
DIAGRAMS: PHOTOS: Coprinus / Coprinus