Basidiobolus


Basidiobolus
A genus of fungi belonging to the class Zygomycetes. B. haptosporus has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae) in humans, especially in Indonesia, tropical Africa, and Southeast Asia. [Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G. basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

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Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus (bə-sid″e-obґə-ləs) [basidium, old name for conidiophore + Gr. bolos a throw] a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae, which produces zygospores, chlamydospores, and conidia that carry along a piece of the conidiophore when they are ejected.

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