plural noun
Ar·​chi·​my·​ce·​tes | \ˌärkəˌmīˈsētēz\

Definition of Archimycetes 

1 in some classifications : a subclass or order of Phycomycetes coextensive with Chytridiales

2 in some classifications : a class of primitive fungi comprising the Chytridiales and certain related forms

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