Definition of 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.




Medical Definition of Sphaeriales

1. An order of ascomycetous fungi which includes many economically important plant parasites as well as saprophytes. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphaeriales

sphacelated
sphacelates
sphacelating
sphacelation
sphacelations
sphaceli
sphacelism
sphaceloderma
sphacelous
sphacelus
sphaer
sphaera recta
sphaere
sphaerenchyma
sphaeres
sphaeriales (current term)
sphaeridia
sphaeridium
sphaerobertrandite
sphaerobismoite
sphaers
sphaerulite
sphaerulites
sphagnicolous
sphagnous
sphagnum
sphagnum moss
sphagnums
sphairistike

Literary usage of Sphaeriales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"... leads one to suspect that in some cases the former are really members of the sphaeriales in which the ascus has become abortive. In a number of species, ..."

2. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1906)
"sphaeriales. Endothia longirostris sp. nov. Stomata thickly scattered over large areas, sometimes confluent, bright yellow, deeply seated in the matrix, ..."

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