id: GO:0043934
name: sporulation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a spore over time, from its initiation to the mature structure. A spore is a structure that can be used for dissemination, for survival of adverse conditions because of its heat and dessication resistance, and/or for reproduction.

Child Functions

GO:0030435sporulation resulting in formation of a cellular spore
GO:0030436asexual sporulation
GO:0034293sexual sporulation
GO:0075283sporulation resulting in formation of a multicellular or syncytial spore

Parent Functions

GO:0032502developmental process