What does basidiomycetes mean?

basidiomycetes in AZ Dictionary

(n) Plural as a type of basidiomycete.
(n) big class of greater fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
(n) a phylum of fungi utilizing the Basidiomycota.
The set of fungi in which the spores tend to be borne on basidia, such as the Hymenomycetes, Gasteromycetes, and a lot of for the larger fungi known as mushrooms and toadstools. See cut-under basidium.

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