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Related to Deuteromycota: Zygomycota
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Noun1.Deuteromycota - large and heterogeneous form division of fungi comprising forms for which no sexually reproductive stage is known
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
division Eumycota, Eumycota - true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi)
class Deuteromycetes, Deuteromycetes - form class; coextensive with subdivision Deuteromycota
Moniliales, order Moniliales - order of imperfect fungi lacking conidiophores of having conidiophores that are superficial and not enclosed in a pycnidium
Mycelia Sterilia, order Mycelia Sterilia - order of imperfect fungi having no known spore stage
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Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, Deuteromycota and Oomycota.
Hyphomycetes are saprophytic mycoflora having asexual reproductive structures mode, producing on substrate without enclosing tissues (lack closed fruiting bodies) and referred as an imperfecti fungi, called Deuteromycota (anamorphic fungi).
1996), in their comprehensive account of known Svalbard fungi, list 389 species belonging to Myxomycota, Oomycota, Chytridiomycota, Zygomycota, Ascomycota, Deuteromycota, and Basidiomycota.