Gasteromycetes

plural noun Gas·tero·my·ce·tes \ ˌgastə(ˌ)rōˌmīsēt(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Gasteromycetes

in some classifications
:a class or subclass of fungi including all basidiomycetes with the basidia and spores enclosed in a peridium (as the puffballs and stinkhorns)

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Origin and Etymology of gasteromycetes

New Latin, from gaster- + -mycetes


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