Plectomycetes


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Related to Plectomycetes: class Plectomycetes, cleistothecium, perithecia
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Noun1.Plectomycetes - class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Ascomycota, Ascomycotina, subdivision Ascomycota, subdivision Ascomycotina - 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
Aspergillales, Eurotiales, order Aspergillales, order Eurotiales - order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium