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Plant pollen and fungal spores are aerosols that can waft long distances.
It wasn’t a total surprise when several prominent science publications moved years ago to curtail or eliminate comments on their websites, encouraging readers to release their precious thought spores into the social media wilderness instead.
The spores ride the wind once released, sometimes traveling long distances and staying dormant until conditions are right for growth.
Miroslav Žít, an amateur photographer from Prachatice in the Czech Republic, snapped this photo of a stunning moss capsule packed with spores almost ready to take flight.
As the water evaporates from the spores the muscles contract, which resets the cycle.
It was a small box filled with spore muscles—thin strips of plastic coated on one side with a spore mixture—that straddled the air-water interface.
Budding (as in yeast) and spore formation are familiar to us in plants.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
At length a hard coat forms around this cell, which has now become a spore.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Thus the spore of the sun—the whispering spheres—found a set of conditions fitted for growth.
THE WHISPERING SPHERESRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM
This destroys the resisting power of the spore membrane and allows the stain to reach the interior.

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION