Gasteromycetes


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Noun1.Gasteromycetes - fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
order Sclerodermatales, Sclerodermatales - an order of fungi having a peridium surrounding a gleba (sometimes placed in subclass Homobasidiomycetes)
Hymenogastrales, order Hymenogastrales - an order of fungi belonging to the class Gasteromycetes; has a distinct basidiocarp with a fleshy or waxy gleba (sometimes placed in subclass Homobasidiomycetes)
Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycotina - comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi
gasteromycete, gastromycete - any fungus of the class Gasteromycetes
order Phallales, Phallales - order of fungi comprising the stinkhorns and related forms whose mature hymenium is slimy and fetid; sometimes placed in subclass Homobasidiomycetes
order Tulostomatales, Tulostomatales - an order of fungi belonging to the class Gasteromycetes
Lycoperdales, order Lycoperdales - small order of basidiomycetous fungi having fleshy often globose fruiting bodies; includes puffballs and earthstars
Nidulariales, order Nidulariales - small order of basidiomycetous fungi comprising families Nidulariaceae and Sphaerobolaceae
order Secotiales, Secotiales - an order of fungi belonging to the class Gasteromycetes
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Gasteromycetes with agaricoid affinities (secotiaceous Hymenogastrineae and related forms).
It is part of the gasteromycetes fungi family, which means it is round and has no visible root or stem.
These as well as other fungi belonging to the Gasteromycetes and Polyporaceae probably do occur in the area but were neither collected nor encountered.