basidiomycetous(redirected from basidiomycetously)
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Any of various members of a large group of fungi producing spores on basidia. The group includes puffballs, shelf fungi, rusts, smuts, and many species of mushrooms.
ba·sid′i·o·my·ce′tous (-mī-sē′təs) adj.
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