Glossary Term: Hilar Appendage

(Hilar Appendix): Reference to spores that have a short extension/part at the basal end of the spore, by which it was attached to sterigma. The Hilar Appendix is the specialized part of the adaxial wall of the spore which is the site of formation of the liquid or gaseous droplet associated with extremely violent spore discharge (See “Buller’s Drop”).

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