A Chlamydospore is the thick-walled
big resting spore of several
kinds of fungi. It is the life-stage which survives
in unfavourable conditions, such as dry or hot seasons.
Chlamydospores are usually dark-coloured, spherical, and have a
smooth (non-ornamented) surface. They are multicellular, the
cells being connected by pores in septae between cells.
Chlamydospores are a result of asexual (thus being actually conidia
called chlamydoconidia) or sexual
reproduction(rare). Teliospores are special kind of
chlamydospores of rusts and smuts.
Zygospore · Ascospore/Ascus · Basidiospore/Basidium/Teliospore