basidiomycetous

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ba·sid·i·o·my·cete

 (bə-sĭd′ē-ō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′)
n.
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