order Pezizales


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Noun1.order Pezizales - order of mostly saprophytic fungi having cup-shaped ascocarps
fungus order - the order of fungi
Discomycetes, subclass Discomycetes - a large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped
family Pezizaceae, Pezizaceae - large family comprising many typical cup fungi
family Sarcoscyphaceae, Sarcoscyphaceae - family of fungi belonging to the order Pezizales
family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae - family of false morels or lorchels; some are edible and some are poisonous
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The orange peel fungus (Aleuria aurantia) of the order Pezizales is an ascomycete fungus that is noticeable in late summer and fall throughout many parts of North America and Europe.