imperfect fungus

  1. a fungus for which only the asexual reproductive stage is known, as any fungus of the Fungi imperfecti.

Origin of imperfect fungus

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby imperfect fungus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

Scientific definitions for imperfect fungus

imperfect fungus

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