Discomycetes

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Noun1.Discomycetes - a large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Ascomycetes, class Ascomycetes - large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi
cup fungus, discomycete - any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes
order Pezizales, Pezizales - order of mostly saprophytic fungi having cup-shaped ascocarps