imperfect fungus


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imperfect fungus

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imper′fect fun′gus


n.
a fungus for which only the asexual reproductive stage is known, as any fungus of the Fungi Imperfecti.
[1890]
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Based upon the agar test, a modified soil block decay test was conducted with three white rot fungi and one imperfect fungus (adapted from Richter and Laks 2001).