• WordNet 3.6
    • n discomycete any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes
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In literature:

This order is named the Disc-like fungi (Discomycetes).
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
In a work of this kind especial attention is naturally given to the order of Discomycetes or cup fungi.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
The Discomycetes are of two kinds, the pileate and the cup-shaped.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Of the genera included in the Discomycetes the genus Peziza comprises by far the largest number of described species.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
Exoascineae, Saccharomycetineae, Perisporinea, Discomycetes, Pyrenomycetes, Tuberineae, Laboulbeniineae.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various