basidiomycete a*sid`i*o*my"cete n. 1. any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota.

Syn: basidiomycetous fungi. [WordNet 1.5] ||

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  • basidiomycète — ● basidiomycète nom masculin Champignon supérieur dont les spores sont portées sur des basides …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • basidiomycete — [bə sid΄ē ō mī′sēt΄, bə sid΄ē ōmī sēt′] n. [< ModL < BASIDIUM + MYCETE] any of a subdivision (Basidiomycotina) of fungi, including the mushrooms, rusts, smuts, and puffballs, that produce spores on basidia; club fungus: cf. ASCOMYCETE… …   English World dictionary

  • basidiomycete — noun Etymology: ultimately from New Latin basidium + Greek mykēt , mykēs fungus; akin to Greek myxa mucus more at mucus Date: 1899 any of a group of higher fungi that have septate hyphae and spores borne on a basidium, that include rusts, smuts,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Basidiomycète — Basidiomycota Basidiomycètes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • basidiomycete — /beuh sid ee oh muy seet, muy seet /, n. Mycol. any of a group of fungi constituting the phylum Basidiomycota of the kingdom Fungi (or, in older classification schemes, the class Basidiomycetes of the kingdom Plantae), characterized by bearing… …   Universalium

  • basidiomycete — noun A fungus which produces sexual spores on a basidium …   Wiktionary

  • basidiomycete — ba·sid·io·my·cete bə .sid ē ō mī .sēt, .mī sēt n any of a group of higher fungi that have septate hyphae and spores borne on a basidium produced directly from the mycelium or as an outgrowth of a spore, that include rusts, smuts, and numerous… …   Medical dictionary

  • basidiomycete — [bəˌsɪdɪə mʌɪsi:t] noun (plural basidiomycetes mʌɪsi:ts, mʌɪ si:ti:z) Botany a fungus of a large group whose spores develop within basidia and which includes the majority of familiar mushrooms and toadstools. Origin C19: anglicized singular of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • basidiomycete — ba·sid·io·my·cete …   English syllables

  • basidiomycete — ba•sid•i•o•my•cete [[t]bəˌsɪd i oʊˈmaɪ sit, maɪˈsit[/t]] n. any of a large group of fungi, including mushrooms, puffballs, rusts, and smuts, that constitute the phylum Basidiomycota, characterized by a spore bearing structure in the form of a… …   From formal English to slang

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