from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of ascomycetous fungi of parasitic or saprophytic habit, with the tissues usually hard and somewhat coriaceous.
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- n. class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium; includes powdery mildews and ergot and Neurospora
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Those which vegetate most luxuriantly there are the _fungi_, and among them especially the _pyrenomycetes_, which are frequent in the waters of mines.
Gnomoniopsis are leaf and stem inhabiting pyrenomycetes that infect plants.