Blastospore

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blastospore and other structures of Candida albicans

A blastospore is an asexual fungal spore produced by budding. Produced by fungi within the phylum Glomeromycota and others. It is also known as a blastoconidium (plural = blastoconidia.)

An example of a fungus that forms blastospores is Candida albicans.

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