HyperDic: subdivision_basidiomycota

English > 1 sense of the expression subdivision Basidiomycota:
NOUNplantsubdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotinacomprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium
English > subdivision Basidiomycota: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningComprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi.
SynonymsBasidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotina
Member ofEumycota, division Eumycotatrue fungi
MembersAgaricales, order Agaricalestypical gilled mushrooms belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota
Aphyllophorales, order AphyllophoralesIncludes chiefly saprophytic fungi typically with shelflike bodies
Basidiomycetes, class Basidiomyceteslarge class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
Gasteromycetes, class Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes, class Gastromycetesfungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured
Hymenomycetes, class HymenomycetesUsed in some classifications
Septobasidiaceae, family SeptobasidiaceaeA family of fungi belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota
Tiliomycetes, class Tiliomycetescategory used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts)
Ustilaginales, order UstilaginalesParasitic fungi causing smuts
Broaderdivision(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

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