arthrospore formation

id: GO:0034298
name: arthrospore formation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The formation of conidia by the conversion of a pre-existing hypha. An arthrospore is produced by the last cell on a hypha breaking off and dispersing. Usually the walls thicken and the cell(s) separates before swelling of each spore. Sometimes further septa form in each cell prior to disarticulation.

Parent Functions

GO:0048315conidium formation