Ustilaginaceae


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Noun1.Ustilaginaceae - a fungus family of loose smuts
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Ustilaginales, Ustilaginales - parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes
corn smut, cornsmut - a smut fungus attacking Indian corn
genus Sphacelotheca, Sphacelotheca - genus of smut fungus
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Within Basidiomycota, the predominant classes were Agaricomycetes and Ustilaginomycetes, with the latter consisting almost exclusively the orders Ustilaginales and the genus Ustilaginaceae.