What is another word for gasteromycetes?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈastəɹˌɒma͡ɪsˌiːts] (IPA)

Gasteromycetes is a scientific term that refers to a group of fungi that are characterized by their unique fruiting bodies. These fungi are commonly called "puffballs", "stinkhorns", or "earthstars". However, there are many other synonyms that are used to describe these fungi, such as "gasteroid fungi", "ballistosporic fungi", and "phalloid fungi". Some species of gasteromycetes are also known as "bird's nest fungi", "earthballs", and "false truffles". Regardless of the name, these fungi are fascinating to study, as they play an essential role in the ecosystem and have many unique characteristics that make them stand out from other types of fungi.

Synonyms for Gasteromycetes:

What are the hypernyms for Gasteromycetes?

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

What are the hyponyms for Gasteromycetes?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for gasteromycetes (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Gasteromycetes?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Gasteromycetes?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Gasteromycetes

This is, indeed, the case with nearly all gasteromycetes.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
In gasteromycetes, the second family, a true hymenium is also present, but instead of being exposed it is for a long time enclosed in an outer peridium or sac, until the spores are fully matured, or the fungus is beginning to decay.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
In the gasteromycetes the spores are produced in many cases, probably in most, if not all, at the tips of sporophores; but the hymenium, instead of being exposed, as in the Hymenomycetes, is enclosed within an outer peridium or sac, which is sometimes double.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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