Fungi Imperfecti
Fungi Imperfecti Fun"gi Im`per*fec"ti, pl. [L. imperfecti imperfect.] (Bot.) A heterogenous phylum of fungi which lack a sexual phase, or of which the sexual phase is not known. Some undoubtedly represent the conidium stages of various Ascomycetes. It is not considered a natural phylum, and is also called the {Deuteromycota}. The group is divided into the orders {Sph[ae]ropsidales}, {Melanconiales}, and {Moniliales}. It includes the genera {Penicillium} and {Aspergillus}, which reproduce asexually by means of conidia. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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  • Fungi Imperfecti — A phylum of fungi in which sexual reproduction is not known or in which one of the mating types has not yet been discovered. Formerly, most fungi causing disease in humans were considered asexual and were placed in this class, but studies have… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fungi imperfecti — noun large and heterogeneous form division of fungi comprising forms for which no sexually reproductive stage is known • Syn: ↑Deuteromycota, ↑subdivision Deuteromycota, ↑Deuteromycotina, ↑subdivision Deuteromycotina • Hypernyms: ↑division …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fungi Imperfecti — Deuteromycota Deuteromycota …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fungi imperfecti — Deuteromycota Deuteromycota …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fungi Imperfecti — /im peuhr fek tuy/ a class of fungi for which a sexually reproductive stage of the life cycle has not been found. [ < NL: lit., imperfect fungi] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fungi imperfecti — Fụngi imperfẹcti   [lateinisch »unvollständige Pilze«], die Pilzgruppe Deuteromycetes …   Universal-Lexikon

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