noun plural

As·​co·​my·​ce·​tes ˌas-kō-ˌmī-ˈsēt-ˌēz How to pronounce Ascomycetes (audio)
: a large class of higher fungi comprising the ascomycetes when they are considered a class

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“Ascomycetes.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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