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basidiomycota

[buh-sid-ee-oh-mahy-koh-tuh] /bəˌsɪd i oʊ maɪˈkoʊ tə/
plural noun, Mycology
1.
the basidiomycetes considered as belonging to the phylum Basidiomycota of the kingdom Fungi.
Origin
< New Latin; see basidiomycete, -ota
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  • The presence of basidia is one of the main characteristic features of the basidiomycota.
  • Bracket fungi, or shelf fungi, are fungi, in the phylum basidiomycota.

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