Ascomycetes


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As·co·my·ce·tes

(as'kō-mī-sē'tēz),
A class of fungi characterized by the presence of asci and ascospores. Such fungi generally have two distinct reproductive phases: the sexual or perfect stage and the asexual or imperfect stage. Ajellomyces capsulatum and A. dermatitidis are pathogenic members of this class.
[G. askos, a bag, + mykēs, mushroom]

Ascomycetes

/As·co·my·ce·tes/ (as″ko-mi-se´tēz) in some systems of classification, a class of fungi of the division Eumycota; see Ascomycotina .

As·co·my·ce·tes

(as'kō-mī-sē'tēz)
A class of fungi characterized by the presence of asci and ascospores. Such fungi have generally two distinct reproductive phases, the sexual or perfect stage and the asexual or imperfect stage. Ajellomyces capsulatum and A. dermatitidis are pathogenic members of this class.
[G. askos, a bag, + mykēs, mushroom]

Ascomycetes

a class of fungi which contains Neurospora, Penicillium, Aspergillus, true yeasts and the dermatophytes.
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It is difficult to classify the members of the ascomycetes based upon morphological characteristics only, since there are high variations in morphology, habitation and life cycles.
Production purification and partial enzymatic and molecular characterization of a laccase from the wood-rotting ascomycetes Xylaria polymorpha.
The success of the Bristol group in being able create the genetic expression of a basidiomycete in an ascomycete could open up a whole new opportunity of researching previously overlooked fungi.
An assessment of fungal wall heterdmannans as a phylogenetically informative character in ascomycetes.
It is used across the world for the control of various fungi, especially Oomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes and Fungi imperfecti.
Microsporum, Trichophyton and Epidermophyton and where the perfect state of the species has been identified to the genus Arthroderma in the class Ascomycetes.
In two large fungal groups (Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes that don't make lichens), the rule allowed fungi to have both a sexual and an asexual name.
All fungi were identified as Ascomycetes based on their ITS region of rRNA using PCR followed by DNA sequencing.
A study evaluating the fungal diversity of the region found a great loss of fungal richness and diversity in the soybean plantation and pasture areas compared with native vegetation, with a concentration of ascomycetes (22).