plural noun
Hy·​po·​cre·​a·​les | \ -ˈā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Hypocreales

: an order of fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) closely related to and probably derived from the Sphaeriales — see hypocreaceae

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History and Etymology for Hypocreales

New Latin, from Hypocrea, genus of fungi + -ales

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“Hypocreales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypocreales. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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