ascomycota definition

  • noun:
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    • a phylum of greater fungi, coextensive with all the course ascomycetes. It includes Hemiascomycetes; Plectomycetes; Pyrenomycetes; Discomycetessac fungi; in some classification methods it's considered a division for the kingdom Fungi.
    • a sizable subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes; sac fungi; in certain category methods considered a division of the kingdom Fungi

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