discomycetous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj discomycetous relating to or characteristic of fungi of the subclass Discomycetes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • discomycetous Producing asci upon an exposed hymenium; specifically, belonging to the Discomycetes, or resembling them in character: in lichens, same as gymnocarpous.
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Usage

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
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