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 (ăs′kō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′)
Any of numerous fungi of the division Ascomycota, characterized by the presence of haploid spores formed within an ascus, and including truffles, morels, and many food molds. Also called sac fungus.

as′co·my·ce′tous (-sē′təs) adj.
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Adj.1.ascomycetous - related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetesascomycetous - related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetes
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lycopersici the most common soil-borne ascomycetous fungus is notorious for causing wilt in tomatoes (Park et al.