basidiomycotina definition

  • noun:
    • same as basidiomycota.
    • comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the instructions Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in certain classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi

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  • Hypernym for "basidiomycotina"
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