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 (ăs′kō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′)
Any of numerous fungi of the division Ascomycota, characterized by the presence of haploid spores formed within an ascus, and including truffles, morels, and many food molds. Also called sac fungus.

as′co·my·ce′tous (-sē′təs) adj.
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Adj.1.ascomycetous - related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetesascomycetous - related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetes
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Ascus, a bag-like structure that usually contains 8 ascospores during reproduction in ascomycetous fungi such as yeasts and mildews (Dawes, 1991) (Figure 9).
nov., a novel ascomycetous yeast isolated from the external ear canal of an inpatient in a Japanese hospital.
Kodamaea kakaduensis and Candida tolerans, two new ascomycetous yeast species from Australian Hibiscus flowers.
[57.] Kurtzman CP, J Sugiyama (2001) Ascomycetous yeasts and yeastlike fungi.
Phylogenetic relationships among ascomycetous truffles and the true and false morels inferred from 18S and 28S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis.
Non-fermenting basidiomycetous yeast species were undetectable in either WCC or TMR, which were reported to vanish during ensiling and were replaced by ascomycetous species that were tolerant to acetic acid and could mostly vigorously ferment glucose [19].
According to recent findings, however, the pathogen belongs to the Saccharomycetes, an anamorphic, ascomycetous yeast that is the only presently known member of its genus.
Diversity of microsatellites in natural populations of ascomycetous fungus, Emericella nidulans, in Israel on local and regional scales.
Again following tradition, ascomycetous fungi recorded from Indiana (e.g., Hypoxylon, Kretzschmaria, Rosellinia) with perithecial ascomata (viz., pyrenomycetes) will be included in the checklist of microfungi, even though their growth habit is superficially similar to that of corticioid fungi.
Kurtzman, "Phylogeny of the ascomycetous yeasts and the renaming of Pichia anomala to Wickerhamomyces anomalus," Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, vol.
Stocker-Worgotter, "Metabolic diversity of lichen-forming ascomycetous fungi: culturing, polyketide and shikimate metabolite production, and PKS genes," Natural Product Reports, vol.