class Basidiomycetes

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Related to class Basidiomycetes: Basidiomycotina, club fungi
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Noun1.class Basidiomycetes - large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycotina - 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
Homobasidiomycetes, subclass Homobasidiomycetes - category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes
Heterobasidiomycetes, subclass Heterobasidiomycetes - category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi - any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
order Tremellales, Tremellales - fungi varying from gelatinous to waxy or even horny in texture; most are saprophytic
Auriculariales, order Auriculariales - coextensive with the family Auriculariaceae; sometimes included in the order Tremellales
order Uredinales, Uredinales - rust fungi: parasitic fungi causing rust in plants; sometimes placed in
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Mushroom is fascinating fleshy fruiting body structure of a fungus belongs to class Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes (Arora, 1986).
was under the class basidiomycetes and considered as important macrofungi because it was found to have active compound known as ergosterol peroxide [21].
Genus Malassezia is taxonomically located in the family Cryptococcacea and class Basidiomycetes. Malassezia spp are globose to ellipsoidal lipophilic yeast (Matousek and Cambell, 2002) with thick wall and do not produce pseudomycelium.