Basidiomycota

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Noun1.Basidiomycota - comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidiumBasidiomycota - 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
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
division Eumycota, Eumycota - true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi)
Basidiomycetes, class Basidiomycetes - large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
class Hymenomycetes, Hymenomycetes - used in some classifications; usually coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi
Agaricales, order Agaricales - typical gilled mushrooms belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota
class Gasteromycetes, class Gastromycetes, Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes - fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
Aphyllophorales, order Aphyllophorales - includes chiefly saprophytic fungi typically with shelflike bodies; sometimes placed in class Hymenomycetes or included in Agaricales
class Tiliomycetes, Tiliomycetes - category used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts)
order Ustilaginales, Ustilaginales - parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes
family Septobasidiaceae, Septobasidiaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota
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According to [2,30,1], at the earliest stages, the Basidomycetes species are dominant, and the increasing number of Ascomycetes species, especially those that have fermentation capacity is observed at maturity stages (Metschnikowia, Hanseniaspora, Candida, Pichia).
Screening of basidomycetes and gene expression of selected lignin modifying enzymes of Phlebia radiata during biodeterioration of three wood types.
White rot fungi belong to the order Basidomycetes that participates in the biodegradation of lignin in nature, which is essential for global carbon recycling (Pointing, 2001; Trojanowski et al., 1985).