a class of fungi for which a sexually reproductive stage of the life cycle has not been found.
Origin of Fungi Imperfecti
< New Latin: literally, imperfect fungi
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A phylum of fungi that are without a sexual stage in their life cycle, reproducing only by asexual spores.Deuteromycetes
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