gasteromycetes definition

  • noun:
    • Plural form of gasteromycete.
    • fungi where hymenium is enclosed until after spores have actually matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
  • noun-plural:
    • An order of fungi, where spores tend to be borne inside a sac labeled as the peridium, as in the puffballs.
  • others:
    • In mycology, one of the main divisions regarding the Basidiomycetes, characterized by obtaining the hymenium inclosed, coating tiny cavities, that are formed within a peridium.

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