from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun .
- noun a phylum of higher fungi, coextensive with the class
ascomycetes. It comprises Hemiascomycetes; Plectomycetes; Pyrenomycetes; Discomycetessac fungi; in some classification systems it is considered a division of the kingdom Fungi.
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- noun a large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes; sac fungi; in some classification systems considered a division of the kingdom Fungi
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