Neurospora

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Neurospora Neu·ros·po·ra (nu-rŏs'pər-ə, nyu-)
n.
A genus of ascomycetous fungi used extensively for research in genetics and cellular biochemistry.

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neurospora

noun
genus of fungi with black perithecia used extensively in genetic research; includes some forms with orange spore masses that cause severe damage in bakeries 
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