plural noun Homo·basidiomycetes \pronunciation at homo-+\

Definition of Homobasidiomycetes

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of homobasidiomycetes

New Latin, from hom- + Basidiomycetes

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