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Any of the four haploid spores borne on the basidium of a basidiomycete. Each spore develops into a mycelium that fuses with another to form a dikaryotic mycelium that typically constitutes the macroscopic stage of the life cycle.

ba·sid′i·o·spo′rous adj.
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Adj.1.basidiosporous - of or relating to or characterized by spores produced by basidia
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants