Oospore

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Oospores of Hyaloperonospora parasitica, agent of the downy mildew (in the middle)

An oospore is a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae, fungi, and Oomycetes.

In Oomycetes, oospores can also result from asexual reproduction, by apomixis.[1]

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