Discomycetes

plural noun

in some classifications
: a group of fungi of the class Ascomycetes in which the fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped (as in Pezizales)
discomycetous
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¦⸗⸗mī¦sētəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from disc- + -mycetes

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“Discomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Discomycetes. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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