Basidiomycota

General Charateristics of Fungi

Basidiomycota

basidia on gill of mushroom 

A section of a gill from a mushroom showing the basidia and basidiospores

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High magnification of one basidia and basidiospores

1. Basidia 2. Basdiospore 3. Stalk or sterigmata

basidia from a pore of a wood decay fungus

A scanning electron micrograph showing basidia and basidiospores. Four basidiospores are produced on a basidium