helicospore

[ hel-i-kuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈhɛl ɪ kəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /

noun Mycology.

a coiled cylindrical fungal spore.

Origin of helicospore

Related formshel·i·cos·po·rous [hel-i-kos-per-uh s] /ˌhɛl ɪˈkɒs pər əs/, adjective
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