Meaning of PROTOASCOMYCETES in English

| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from prot- + Ascomycetes

in some classifications : a subclass of Ascomycetes characterized by the lack of an ascocarp, by the production of asci directly from the fertilized ascogonium, and by a small and definite number of spores in each ascus — compare euascomycetes , hemiascomycetes

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