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 Add this item to the list   probasidium
Etymology:pro + basidium
Description:refers originally to the thickwalled resting teliospore of the Urediniomycota and Ustilaginiomycota, but is more generally applied to all basidiomycetous fungi and refers then to the young basidium in which the dikarya merge to form a diploid nucleus
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