from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various members of a large group of fungi bearing sexually produced spores on a basidium. The group includes puffballs, shelf fungi, rusts, smuts, and mushrooms.
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- n. A fungus which produces sexual spores on a basidium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota.
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- n. any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
basidi(um) + -mycete.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)