myxospore

[ mik-suh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈmɪk səˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /

noun Mycology.

a spore produced within any of various fruiting bodies of myxomycetes.

Origin of myxospore

First recorded in 1850–55; myxo- + spore
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