Basidiomycetes

Group of fungi that includes rusts, smuts, and edible fungi. Produce basidiospores.

Basidiomycetes

A class of fungi characterised by exogenous production of spores (basidiospores) on club-shaped organs of meiosis (basidia).

Basidiomycetes

Type: Term Pronunciation: ba-sid′ē-ō-mī-sēt′ez Definitions: 1. One of the four major classes of fungi, characterized by a spore-bearing organ (basidium), usually a single clavate cell, which bears basidiospores after karyogamy and meiosis. The class comprises the smuts, rusts, mushrooms, and puffballs. Excluding myco...
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Basidiomycetes

See Basidiomycotina.
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Basidiomycetes

[n] - large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
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Basidiomycetes

Ba·sid`i·o·my·ce'tes noun plural [ New Latin , from New Latin & English basidium + Greek ..., ..., fungus.] (Botany) A large subdivision of fungi coördinate with the Ascomycetes , characterized by having the spores borne on a basidium. It embraces those fungi best known t...
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basidiomycetes

<fungus> A class of true fungi more commonly known as club fungi, so called because they produce their spores at the tips of swollen hyphae that look a bit like clubs or baseball bats. This division includes mushrooms, puffballs, earth stars, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, rust, smuts, jelly fungi andbird's-nest fungi. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Basidiomycetes

class Basidiomycetes noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
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Basidiomycetes

• (n. pl.) A large subdivision of fungi coordinate with the Ascomycetes, characterized by having the spores borne on a basidium. It embraces those fungi best known to the public, such as mushrooms, toadstools, etc.
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Basidiomycetes

The club fungi, a major group of fungi that all produce a structure (basidium) on which basidiospore
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