Meaning of discomycete


Pronunciation: (dis"kō-mī'sēt, -mī-sēt'), [key]
— n. Mycol.
  1. any of a group of fungi considered as belonging to the class Ascomycetes of the kingdom Plantae, including cup fungi, morels, and truffles, characterized by a cup-shaped or disk-shaped fruiting body.
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