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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of ascomycetous fungi including six families and a great-diversity of forms.

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

  • n. order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium


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