plural noun

pronunciation at homo-+
: a subclass of basidiomycetous fungi that have nonseptate and nondivided basidia and basidiospores which usually germinate directly to form a mycelium and that include the gill fungi, pore fungi, coral fungi, and bird's-nest fungi and the puffballs and stinkhorns compare heterobasidiomycetes

Word History


New Latin, from hom- + Basidiomycetes

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“Homobasidiomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Homobasidiomycetes. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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