Figure 73-5. (A) Life cycle of S cerevisiae.

Figure 73-5(A) Life cycle of S cerevisiae.

(B) Basidiospore formation by Filobasidiella neoformans, sexual state of Cryptococcus neoformans. (1 and 2) Dikaryon formation. (3) Nuclear fusion (Karyogamy). (4 and 5) Meiosis. (6) Basidiospore formation. (7) Mitosis and basidiospore proliferation.

From: Chapter 73, Basic Biology of Fungi

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