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gasteromycetes


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gasteromycetes  \Gas`te*ro*my*ce"tes\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  ? 
  stomach  +  ?  a  mushroom.]  (Bot.) 
  An  order  of  fungi,  in  which  the  spores  are  borne  inside  a  sac 
  called  the  peridium,  as  in  the  puffballs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gasteromycetes 
  n  :  fungi  in  which  the  hymenium  is  enclosed  until  after  spores 
  have  matured:  puffballs;  earth  stars;  stinkhorn  fungi 
  [syn:  {Gasteromycetes},  {class  Gasteromycetes},  {Gastromycetes}, 
  {class  Gastromycetes}] 




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