Definition of Discomycetous
1. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of fungi of the subclass Discomycetes.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomycetous
Literary usage of Discomycetous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"... by Kellerman ; 200 Italian fungi, by Saccardo ; 4 large sheets of water-colour drawings of basidiomycetous and discomycetous British fungi, by WG Smith; ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"2, 3) shows the characteristically discomycetous hymenium, and the tendency to expose the fruiting disk by the breaking off of portions of the roof of the ..."
3. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"25). « Araucaria imbricata, or other species : introduced ; the whole shoot ; (p. 230). Ascobolus, a discomycetous Fungus, which grows on dung if kept under ..."
4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"Its fructification recalls that of the discomycetous Morchella, but it has quite a different manner of development. A fructification of this species of ..."
5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1899)
"... are a family of discomycetous fungi with fructifications consisting usually of two portions ..."
6. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The discomycetous fungi have a filamentous mycelium. Reproduction is by the union of two hyphal branches either of similar size, or differentiated into ..."