Plectomycetes


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Related to Plectomycetes: class Plectomycetes, cleistothecium, perithecia
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Noun1.Plectomycetes - class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Ascomycota, Ascomycotina, subdivision Ascomycota, subdivision Ascomycotina - a large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes; sac fungi; in some classification systems considered a division of the kingdom Fungi
Aspergillales, Eurotiales, order Aspergillales, order Eurotiales - order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium
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Monascus purpureus is a species of fusarium including Ascomycotina, Plectomycetes, Eurotiales, Monascaceae, and Monascus.
Upon examination under microscopy it was observed to be plectomycetes characterized by the production of cleistothecia scattered or gregarious, nonstromatic, obpyriforme, globose to subglobose, 150-275 [micro]m in diameter, hyaline at first, becoming creamy or yellowish, glabrous peridium membranaceous pseudoparenchymatosum, consisting of texture angularis to globulose, with cells measuring 4-12 x 2.5-5 [micro]m.
The position of YLSTo within the phylum Ascomycota was determined after aligning the complete sequence of the NS1-6 (1438 nt) clone with that of eleven ascomycete fungi: Arcoesphaera apis, Aspergyillus fumigatus, Coccidioides immitis (Class Plectomycetes); Hypomyces chrysospermus, Ophiostoma ulmi, Podospora anserina (Class Pyrenomycetes); Lecanora dispersa, Spathularia flavida, Spaenophorus globosus (Class Discomycetes); Candida albicans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Order Saccharomycetales) and Ustilago maydis (Class Basidiomycetes) as an outgroup (Fig.