smuts

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comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classif Basidiomycota , Basidiomycotina , subdivision Basidiomycota , subdivision Basidiomycotina
category used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) class Tiliomycetes , Tiliomycetes
fungus family of loose smuts family Ustilaginaceae , Ustilaginaceae
type genus of the Ustilaginaceae; genus comprising the loose smuts genus Ustilago , Ustilago
category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts Heterobasidiomycetes , subclass Heterobasidiomycetes
parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes order Ustilaginales , Ustilaginales
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