Basidiomycetes

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Noun1.Basidiomycetes - large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycotina - comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi
Homobasidiomycetes, subclass Homobasidiomycetes - category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes
Heterobasidiomycetes, subclass Heterobasidiomycetes - category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi - any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
order Tremellales, Tremellales - fungi varying from gelatinous to waxy or even horny in texture; most are saprophytic
Auriculariales, order Auriculariales - coextensive with the family Auriculariaceae; sometimes included in the order Tremellales
order Uredinales, Uredinales - rust fungi: parasitic fungi causing rust in plants; sometimes placed in
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These also commonly known as gilled mushrooms, pore fungi, tooth fungi, club fungi, smooth fungi, puff balls, stink horns, jelly fungi, cup fungi, earth stars, bird's nest fungi, boletus (bolets), morels, truffles and toadstool.
Other mycobionts are related to club fungi (basidiomycetes), which produce spores in little clublike knobs.

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