ascomycetous

ascomycetous

[as-kuh-mahy-see-tuhs]
adjective Mycology.
belonging or pertaining to the Ascomycota.

Origin:
1865–70; ascomycete + -ous

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ascomycete (ˌæskəmaɪˈsiːt)
 
n
any fungus of the phylum Ascomycota (formerly class Ascomycetes) in which the spores (ascospores) are formed inside a club-shaped cell (ascus). The group includes yeast, penicillium, aspergillus, truffles, and certain mildews
 
ascomy'cetous
 
adj

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