plural noun Pha·cid·i·a·les \-ˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Phacidiales

  1. :  an order of fungi (subclass Euascomycetes) having the hymenium covered by a membrane until the ascospores mature following which the membrane breaks up into stellate or irregular fragments

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Origin and Etymology of phacidiales

New Latin, from Phacidium genus of fungi + -ales

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a brief usually trivial fact

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