What is another word for Class Gastromycetes?

Pronunciation: [klˈas ɡˈastɹəmˌa͡ɪsiːts] (IPA)

The class Gastromycetes is also known as the Gasteromycetes. These fungi are commonly referred to as "stomach fungi" or "puffballs." They are characterized by their round or pear-shaped fruiting bodies that contain spores. Other synonyms for Gastromycetes include Hymenogastrales, Phallales, Geastrales, and Sclerodermatales. Hymenogastrales fungi have a delicate outer coating that is easily broken, while Phallales fungi have a tall, phallic shape. Geastrales fungi have a small opening at the top of their fruiting bodies and are known as earthstars. Sclerodermatales fungi have a hard outer coating and sometimes emit a strong odor when mature. All of these terms refer to different groups of fungi within the class Gastromycetes.

Synonyms for Class gastromycetes:

What are the hypernyms for Class gastromycetes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    the class Basidiomycota, the division Fungi, the kingdom Chromista, the order Basidiomycetes.

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