plural noun Py·re·no·my·ce·tes

Definition of Pyrenomycetes

in some classifications

  1. :  a subclass of fungi (class Ascomycetes) including those that produce a typical perithecium and comprising the orders Sphaeriales, Perisporiales, Hypocreales, and Dothideales



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Origin and Etymology of pyrenomycetes

New Latin, from pyren- + -mycetes

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to cast off or become cast off

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