noun plural

Ba·​sid·​io·​my·​ce·​tes -mī-ˈsēt-ˌēz How to pronounce Basidiomycetes (audio)
: a class of higher fungi comprising the basidiomycetes when they are considered a class

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“Basidiomycetes.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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