from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various members of a large group of fungi characterized by the presence of sexually produced spores formed within an ascus. Also called sac fungus.
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- n. Any fungus of the phylum Ascomycota, characterized by the production of a sac, or ascus, which contains non-motile spores.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any member of the class Ascomycetes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
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What it is: The edible fruiting body of a group of subterranean ascomycete fungi of the genus Tuber.
Morels belong to the ascomycete group of fungi, one of the most important groups to man.
VA-mycorrhiza infected rubber trees reveal an increase in resistance against a foliar disease (South American Leaf Blight) caused by the ascomycete Microcyclus ulei.
It is believed to be an anamorph (asexual stage) of the common pantropical ascomycete Hypocrea jecorina.
The surface tension catapult is not capable of the discharge distances characteristic of squirt gun mechanisms like the explosive asci of ascomycete fungi and the sporangiophore of
The specific attributes of the asci and the method of release of the ascospores is what primarily determines which subgroup ascomycete species are placed in.
For example, the first genome that was sequenced from a filamentous fungus was that of an ascomycete species
This is the first study utilizing ultra-high-speed video cameras to capture the events of spore discharge in ascomycete and zygomycete fungi.
A truffle is the valuable and highly sought-after, edible fruiting body of a group of subterranean ascomycete fungi of the genus Tuber.
The ascomycete Hypocrea jecorina (anamorph Trichoderma reesei) is one of the most prolific producers of biomass-degrading enzymes and frequently termed an industrial workhorse.