Definition of Gasteromycetes

1. Noun. Fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi.




Definition of Gasteromycetes

1. n. pl. An order of fungi, in which the spores are borne inside a sac called the peridium, as in the puffballs.

Definition of Gasteromycetes

1. Noun. (plural of gasteromycete) ¹

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Medical Definition of Gasteromycetes

1. An order of fungi, in which the spores are borne inside a sac called the peridium, as in the puffballs. Origin: NL, from Gr. Stomach + a mushroom. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gasteromycetes

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gasteropod
gasteropoda
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Literary usage of Gasteromycetes

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1. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"... The highest orders of the Basidiomycetes are often grouped together under the name gasteromycetes, which are distinguished from the ..."

2. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"gasteromycetes Hymenium concealed within a peridium until the spores are mature (fig. 9). Families VII-XI Fig. q.—Basidia and spores of Scleroderma ..."

3. Fungi; Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1880)
"We come now to the gasteromycetes—an interesting family, which exhibits several ... The most perfect gasteromycetes almost exclusively belong to the warmer ..."

4. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"... The highest orders of the Basidiomycetes are often grouped together under the name gasteromycetes, which are distinguished from the ..."

5. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"gasteromycetes Hymenium concealed within a peridium until the spores are mature (fig. 9). Families VII-XI Fig. q.—Basidia and spores of Scleroderma ..."

6. Fungi; Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1880)
"We come now to the gasteromycetes—an interesting family, which exhibits several ... The most perfect gasteromycetes almost exclusively belong to the warmer ..."

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