Definition of Basidiomycotina
1. Noun. Comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi.
Generic synonyms: Division
Group relationships: Division Eumycota, Eumycota
Member holonyms: Basidiomycetes, Class Basidiomycetes, Class Hymenomycetes, Hymenomycetes, Agaricales, Order Agaricales, Class Gasteromycetes, Class Gastromycetes, Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes, Aphyllophorales, Order Aphyllophorales, Class Tiliomycetes, Tiliomycetes, Order Ustilaginales, Ustilaginales, Family Septobasidiaceae, Septobasidiaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basidiomycotina
Literary usage of Basidiomycotina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forest Tree Seed Health: : Health for Germplasm Conservation by Jack R. Sutherland, Patricia Berjak, Marlene Diekmann (2002)
"Although rust fungi, which are also basidiomycotina, frequently attack conifer cones, seeds from diseased cones do not carry the pathogen. ..."
2. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"4) basidiomycotina, which are the fungi that usually have no sexual state and no motile cells. 5) Deuteromycotina, which are the fungi that are usually ..."