Ascomycota

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Noun1.Ascomycota - a large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and DiscomycetesAscomycota - a large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes; sac fungi; in some classification systems considered a division of the kingdom Fungi
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
Helotiales, order Helotiales - order of fungi having asci in a disk-shaped to goblet-shaped apothecium
order Tuberales, Tuberales - small order of fungi belonging to the subdivision Ascomycota having closed underground ascocarps
division Eumycota, Eumycota - true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi)
sac fungus - any of various ascomycetous fungi in which the spores are formed in a sac or ascus
Ascomycetes, class Ascomycetes - large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi
ascomycete, ascomycetous fungus - any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
class Hemiascomycetes, Hemiascomycetes - class of fungi in which no ascocarps are formed: yeasts and some plant parasites
class Plectomycetes, Plectomycetes - class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
class Pyrenomycetes, Pyrenomycetes - class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium; includes powdery mildews and ergot and Neurospora