noun, plural o·id·i·a [oh-id-ee-uh] /oʊˈɪd i ə/. Mycology.
- one of the conidia that are borne in chains by certain fungi.
- (in certain fungi) a thin-walled spore derived from the fragmentation of a hypha into its component cells.
noun plural -ia (-ɪə)
- botany any of various fungal spores produced in the form of a chain by the development of septa in a hypha