plural noun
Do·thid·e·ales | \-ˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Dothideales 

: an order of ascomycetous fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) having the mycelium embedded in the substrate and a stroma with a hard dark rind and soft pale inner layer that is divided into cavities resembling perithecia within which asci are produced in tufts or hymenial layers

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New Latin, from Dothidea + -ales

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