Eumycota

[ yoo-mahy-koh-tuh ]
/ ˌyu maɪˈkoʊ tə /

noun Biology.

a phylum of true fungi, distinguished from the funguslike slime molds, Myxomycota, and similar organisms by having a mycelial thallus: in some classification systems, the class Eumycetes.

Origin of Eumycota

From New Latin; see origin at eu-, myco-, -ota
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