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The first of these is known as the Ascomycetes (Sac fungi), the other the Basidiomycetes (mushrooms, puff-balls, etc.).Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell
They are called sporidia to separate them from the Basidiomycetes.
In fact, he laid the foundation for the study of Basidiomycetes, and this beautiful little coral-like fungus was his inspiration.
Later, however, these Uredineae were placed as a mere subdivision of the Basidiomycetes.
The Basidiomycetes are the highest members of the Fungoid alliance; their relations to the lower groups are obscure.