Definition of Order sphaeriales
1. Noun. Large order of ascomycetous fungi usually having a dark hard perithecia with definite ostioles; in more recent classifications often divided among several orders.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Member holonyms: Family Sphaeriaceae, Sphaeriaceae, Ceratostomataceae, Family Ceratostomataceae, Family Hypocreaceae, Hypocreaceae, Family Xylariaceae, Xylariaceae
Group relationships: Class Pyrenomycetes, Pyrenomycetes
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Literary usage of Order sphaeriales
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1. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... the following organisms by a pure-culture fermentation process: (1) Endothia parasitica classified as follows: Class, Ascomycetes; order, Sphaeriales; ..."
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