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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of numerous fungi of the division Ascomycota, characterized by the presence of haploid spores formed within an ascus, and including truffles, morels, and many food molds.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any member of the class Ascomycetes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus.

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  • noun Any fungus of the phylum Ascomycota, characterized by the production of a sac, or ascus, which contains non-motile spores.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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.

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  • Morels belong to the ascomycete group of fungi, one of the most important groups to man.

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  • Morels belong to the ascomycete group of fungi, one of the most important groups to man.

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  • VA-mycorrhiza infected rubber trees reveal an increase in resistance against a foliar disease (South American Leaf Blight) caused by the ascomycete Microcyclus ulei.

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  • It is believed to be an anamorph (asexual stage) of the common pantropical ascomycete Hypocrea jecorina.

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  • It is believed to be an anamorph (asexual stage) of the common pantropical ascomycete Hypocrea jecorina.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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