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A thick-walled fungal spore that is derived from a hyphal cell and can function as a resting spore.

[Latin chlamys, chlamyd-, mantle; see chlamys + spore.]


(Microbiology) a thick-walled asexual spore of many fungi: capable of surviving adverse conditions


(kləˈmɪd əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr)

a thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae.
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Noun1.chlamydospore - thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae
spore - a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion; "a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes"
teliospore - a chlamydospore that develops in the last stage of the life cycle of the rust fungus
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and also produces chlamydospores (chamydoconidia) in branched or un-branched chain 4 FGCC/BLS 7 Septate hyphae 5 FGCC/BLS 8 The sporangia are relatively small, globose, pyriform or pear-shaped and are supported by a characteristic funnel-shaped apophysisoften with a short projection at the top Sporangiophores are hyaline to faintly pigmented, simple or some-times branched, arising solitary from the stolons, in groups of three, or in whorls of up to seven.
The isolates, which were isolated from cacao, black pepper, and other tropical crops, some of which formed chlamydospores, were characterized as P.
In chickpea, chlamydospores and sclerotia surviving in the soil are the major sources of primary inoculum.
0 um wide and 22-51 um long, septa and clamped septa commonly found, cell contents granular, small oily droplets present, sometimes transparent cells and clear contents also observed, thick walled, anastomoses common often H-shaped without clamp, hyphal junction rare with an angle of 45o cystidia absent, chlamydospores not observed.
According to Papavisas (18), the genus Trichoderma only produces three types of propagules: hyphae chlamydospores and spores; however, of these, the conidia or spores are the most viable propagules in biocontrol programs (19,20).
Single-spored cultures grown on Spezieller Nahrstoffarmar agar (SNA) were used to study the shape, size and type of macroconidia and microconidia, conidiogenous cells and chlamydospores (Perez-Sierra et al.
In its branched form, called "mycelia," the fungus coils around the chlamydospores and degrades their cell walls with powerful enzymes.
cepae can produce macroconidia and microconidia, however, in the field chlamydospores are major form of the pathogen inoculum (Cramer, 2000).
None of fungi produce their resting spores such as chlamydospores etc in nematode eggs, although conidia were seen occasionally in Petri plates.
Four-kilo pots were loaded to 1/3 of all with sterilized soil which was infested by chlamydospores of Fom (race 1-2) in top sections with a combination of sterile sand-soil (1:2 v/v).