ascomycete


as·co·my·cete

noun
\ˌas-kō-ˈmī-sə-(ˌ)tē, as-ˈkō-mi-ˌsēt\

Definition of ASCOMYCETE

: any of a group of higher fungi (as yeasts and molds) with spores formed in asci that are variously considered to form a class (Ascomycetes), a subdivision (Ascomycotina), or a division (Ascomycota)
as·co·my·ce·tous \ˌas-kō-ˈmī-sēt-əs, ˌas-(ˌ)kō-mi-ˈsēt-əs\ adjective

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