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- 1. Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotina, division
- usage: comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi
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See also: basidiomycota (Dictionary)