discomycete


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discomycete

(ˌdɪskəʊˈmaɪsiːt)
n
(Plants) a fungus of the subclass Discomycetes
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Noun1.discomycete - any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetesdiscomycete - any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes
ascomycete, ascomycetous fungus - any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
Discomycetes, subclass Discomycetes - a large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped
Leotia lubrica - a discomycete that develops in clusters of slippery rubbery gelatinous fruiting bodies that are dingy yellow to tan in color
Mitrula elegans - a discomycete that is 3-8 cm high with an orange to yellow fertile portion and white or pinkish stalks often half in and half out of the water
Sarcoscypha coccinea, scarlet cup - a discomycete that is a harbinger of spring; the fruiting body is thin and tough and saucer-shaped (about the size of quarter to a half dollar) with a deep bright red upper surface and a whitish exterior
Caloscypha fulgens - an early spring variety of discomycete with yellow to orange yellow lining of the cup
Aleuria aurantia, orange peel fungus - a discomycete with bright orange cup-shaped or saucer-shaped fruiting bodies and pale orange exteriors
Peziza domicilina - a discomycetous fungus of the genus Peziza; the fragile fruiting body is a ghostly white but stains yellow when broken; favors strongly alkaline habitats
blood cup, fairy cup, Peziza coccinea - a scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp
urn fungus, Urnula craterium - an urn-shaped discomycete with a nearly black interior
Galiella rufa - the cup-shaped fruiting body of this discomycete has a jellylike interior and a short stalk
Jafnea semitosta - the fruiting bodies of this discomycete have a firm texture and long retain their cup shape; the pale brown interior blends with the color of dead leaves
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Carotenoid composition of mycelium and apothecia in the discomycete Scutellinia umbrarum.
Discomycete fungi are the most common symbiotic partners of members of the heath family (Ericaceae).
Checklist of the Discomycetes (Fungi) of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and Adjacent Antarctic Areas.
2004), sobre el aprovechamiento del estiercol, como alternativa nutricional en invernadero, utilizado en mezclas, mencionan, que las principales especies de hongos detectados, son: Mucorales, Discomycetes y Basidiomycetes.