plural noun
Hy·​pho·​my·​ce·​tes | \ ˌhīfōˌmīˈsētēz \

Definition of Hyphomycetes

in some classifications
: a subclass of fungi coextensive with the order Moniliales or including both the Moniliales and the Mycelia Sterilia

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Other Words from Hyphomycetes

hyphomycetic \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦sētik \ adjective
hyphomycetous \ -​təs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hyphomycetes

New Latin, from hypho- + -mycetes

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“Hyphomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyphomycetes. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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