discomycete

[ dis-koh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet ]
/ ˌdɪs koʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit /

noun Mycology.

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.

Nearby words

  1. discommode,
  2. discommodity,
  3. discommon,
  4. discompose,
  5. discomposure,
  6. discomycota,
  7. disconcert,
  8. disconcerted,
  9. disconcerting,
  10. disconfirm

Origin of discomycete

< New Latin Discomycetes; see disk, -o-, -mycete

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