- an organism of the phylum Myxomycota (or, in some classifications, the class Myxomycetes), comprising the slime molds.
Origin of myxomycete
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No myxomycete has hyph, nor indeed anything at all of the kind.
This peculiar species looks at first very little like a myxomycete.
He does not regard them as genuine asci, but as corresponding more to the peridium of the Gasteromycete and Myxomycete.
- a slime mould, esp a slime mould of the phylum Myxomycota (division Myxomycetes in traditional classifications)
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- A plasmodial slime mold. See under slime mold.
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