Definition of Discomycete

1. Noun. Any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomycete

discomplexion
discomplexioned
discompliance
discompose
discomposed
discomposes
discomposing
discomposingly
discomposition
discomposure
discomposures
discompt
discompted
discompting
discompts
discomycete (current term)
discomycetous
disconcert
disconcerted
disconcertedly
disconcertedness
disconcerting
disconcertingly
disconcertion
disconcertment
disconcertments
disconcerts
disconfirm
disconfirmation
disconfirmations

Literary usage of Discomycete

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"We have also observed the same discomycete in the old bark of cankers on pear trees. Cultures obtained by most careful methods from the germinating ascos- ..."

2. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"asci lying in this exposed condition surrounded by the remainder of the ascocarp give the appearance of a true discomycete. This, however, is due to the ..."

3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1898)
"... E. & E. On weather-beaten wood of white cedar post, Rockport (Bartholomew). L. c., p. 316. discomycete* (Cup Funai). 146. ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... so that the ascal surface is exposed ; or this surface is spread over the outside of a fleshy receptacle. As a good example of a discomycete, ..."

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