Meaning of ASCOMYCETES in English

-ˌmīˈsēd.ēz noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from asc- + -mycetes

: a large class of higher fungi distinguished by having septate hyphae and spores formed in asci and comprising the two subclasses Hemiascomycetes and Euascomycetes and in some classifications also the subclass Protoascomycetes and many orders, mainly in the Euascomycetes

• as·co·my·ce·tous | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷|sēd.əs adjective

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