Eumycota

Eumycota

[yoo-mahy-koh-tuh]
noun Biology.
a phylum of true fungi, distinguished from the funguslike slime molds, Myxomycota, and similar organisms by having a mycelial thallus: in some classification systems, the class Eumycetes.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see eu-, myco-, -ota

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eumycota

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true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi) 
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