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 (bə-sĭd′ē-ō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′)
Any of various members of a large group of fungi producing spores on basidia. The group includes puffballs, shelf fungi, rusts, smuts, and many species of mushrooms.

ba·sid′i·o·my·ce′tous (-mī-sē′təs) adj.
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Adj.1.basidiomycetous - pertaining to or characteristic of fungi of the class Basidiomycetes
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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Active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) is a generic term to describe a plant polysaccharide extracted from a liquid culture of basidiomycetous mycelia of Lentinula edodes.
The genus Cryptococcus contains at least 39 basidiomycetous fungal species, with C gattii and C neoformans being involved most commonly in infections in people and animals alike.
Based on the results of this study, we have a confident view that this is the first report on the role of EPS of basidiomycetous fungi in the decolorization of dyes of the textile industry.
Molecular identification, genotyping, and drug susceptibility of the basidiomycetous yeast pathogen Trichosporon isolated from Turkish patients.
To the Editor: Schizophyllum commune is a ubiquitous basidiomycetous fungus that commonly colonizes rotting wood.
Hyphae tip growth among filamentous fungi (ascomycetous and basidiomycetous fungi) is associated with an apical body and may, represent a system for polarized cell expansion (Higashitsuji et al, 2009).
2015); basidiomycetous yeasts colonise flowers with hexose-dominated nectar (Mittlebach et al.
Some Basidiomycetous fungi may be readily differentiated on the basis of clamped hyphae.
Baldrian P, ValaUkova V (2008) Degradation of cellulose by basidiomycetous fungi.
Biodiversity and systematics of basidiomycetous yeasts as determined by largesubunit rDNA D1/D2 domain sequence analysis.
in vitro decomposition of Sphagnum-derived acrotelm and mesotelm peat by indigenous and alien basidiomycetous fungi.