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[uh-sij-er-uh s]
adjective Mycology.
  1. of or relating to asci.
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Origin of ascigerous

First recorded in 1820–30; asc(us) + -i- + -gerous
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Historical Examples of ascigerous

  • The lichens, according to the "Schwendener Hypotheses," consist of ascigerous fungi parasitic on alg.

    Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous

    Thomas Taylor

  • As at present limited, the Pyrenomycetes are "ascigerous fungi having the fructification enclosed within a perithecium."