Eubasidii

plural noun

Eu·​ba·​sid·​ii
-dēˌī
in some classifications
: a subclass of fungi including all those basidiomycetes in which the basidium arises directly from vegetative cells of the diploid mycelium (such as the puffballs, jelly fungi, pore fungi, and related forms) compare hemibasidii , heterobasidiomycetes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from eu- + -basidii (from basidium)

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“Eubasidii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eubasidii. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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