Homothallism


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Homothallism

 

the bisexuality of some algae and fungi. In fungi, for example, the zygote is formed upon meeting with identical mycelia (sometimes even those formed from one spore).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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