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Hyphomycetes

Pronunciation: hi'fo-mi-se'tes

Definition: A class of fungi that includes all of the filamentous members of the Fungi Imperfecti that form neither acervuli nor pycnidia. No sexual reproduction occurs; most members of this group produce asexual spores.

[G. hyphe, web, + mykes, fungus]

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