hyphomycetes

Hyphomycetes

Hy`pho*my*ce"tes\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a web + ?, ?, a mushroom.] (Bot.) One of the great division of fungi, containing those species which have naked spores borne on free or only fasciculate threads. --M. J. Berkley.
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