Mushroom spores

  • samriti Dhawan

Mushroom spores are one-celled, reproductive units. Spores are different in size, shape, and color, so act as an important  identification feature for  a species of mushroom.

I went for a nature walk and seen some wild mushrooms

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I prepared a slide and Foldscoped it.

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[caption id=”attachment_96589″ align=”aligncenter” width=”219″] Mushroom Spores from wild mushroom[/caption]

observed spores-these are one-celled, reproductive units -capable of germinating into mycelium, under favourable conditions , without sexual fusion. Spores are different in size, shape, and color, so act as an important  identification feature for  a species of mushroom by spore morphology

 

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