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

Definition of Phacidiales

: 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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History and Etymology for Phacidiales

New Latin, from Phacidium genus of fungi + -ales

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“Phacidiales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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