Definition of Aspergillales
1. Noun. Order of fungi having a closed ascocarp (cleistothecium) with the asci scattered rather than gathered in a hymenium.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Group relationships: Class Plectomycetes, Plectomycetes
Member holonyms: Eurotium, Genus Eurotium, Aspergillaceae, Family Aspergillaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspergillales
Literary usage of Aspergillales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"The Aspergillales includes perhaps the most widely distributed and familiar examples of the fungi. They occur as blue-green or brown moulds upon almost any ..."
2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi ...by Lucien Marcus Underwood by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"... (Aspergillales). Conidial stage seen in ordinary green mould. X 160. (Redrawn from Brefeld.) FIG. 3. ..."
3. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"( Aspergillales) . It is common on poorly dried specimens in the herbarium, and also on moldy hay and decaying vegetation generally. ..."