ascomycete definition

  • noun:
    • some of different people in a sizable group of fungi characterized by the existence of intimately created spores formed within an ascus. Also referred to as sac fungus.
    • Any fungi of the phylum Ascomycota, described as producing a sac, or ascus, containing non-motile spores.
    • any fungi of the course Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) where spores tend to be created inside an ascus.
    • Any person in the course Ascomycetes.
    • any fungus associated with course Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) where spores tend to be formed inside an ascus

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