Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of simple basidiomycetous fungi having a thin byssoid hymenial layer and basidia bearing a variable number of sterigmata with light-yellow cylindrical spores.

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  • The group led by Prof Tadaaki Miyazaki at the state-run university's Research Center for Zoonosis Control found the combination of lactic acid bacteria and aureobasidium culture was more effective than the commonly used flu medication Tamiflu in increasing the survival rate and alleviating weight loss for mice infected with the virus strain.

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