Pezizales

plural noun Pez·i·za·les \ˌpezəˈzā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Pezizales

  1. :  an order of epigeal mostly saprophytic fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) having asci borne in a hymenium that is usually exposed before maturity and on or in a fleshy or horny apothecium often colored and typically shaped like a cup, saucer, or disc — see helvellaceae, pezizaceae

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Origin and Etymology of pezizales

New Latin, from Peziza + -ales


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