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Germinating Resting-Gonidia: A (appears as "4") is of Ustilago receptaculorum; B is of Tilletia Caries. sp denotes the gonidium; pm, the promycelium; and d, the sporidia: in B the sporidia have coalesced in pairs at v.

A gonidium (plural gonidia) is an asexual reproductive cell or group of cells, especially in algae.[1]


  1. ^ "Gonidia – Definition and More from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 31 January 2010.