Pyrenomycetes

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Noun1.Pyrenomycetes - class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium; includes powdery mildews and ergot and Neurospora
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Erysiphales, order Erysiphales - saprophytic and parasitic fungi that live on plants
order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales - large order of ascomycetous fungi usually having a dark hard perithecia with definite ostioles; in more recent classifications often divided among several orders
Hypocreales, order Hypocreales - used in some classifications for the family Hypocreaceae
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