from The Century Dictionary.
- One of the six principal groups into which all fungi have been divided, characterized by having the spores naked, on conspicuous threads.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Bot.) One of the great division of fungi, containing those species which have naked spores borne on free or only fasciculate threads.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Plural form of
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The hyphomycetes are composed of a mycelium of short jointed rods or
-- (This family is perhaps as nearly related to the blastomycetes as it is to the hyphomycetes.)
Or was it one of the gasteromycetes, the coniomycetes, the hyphomycetes, the ascomycetes, or one of the physomycetes?
It seems to me that probably numbers 1-4 represent resting states of the hyphomycetes.
_hyphomycetes, _ which had already acquired so great an importance in dermatology; and their entire attention was concentrated upon the aquatic algae, without even taking the precaution to determine whether the varieties which they thought to be malarial were found in all malarious swamps, or whether they were capable of living within the human organism.