Deuteromycota


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Deu·ter·o·my·cot·a

(dū'tĕr-ō-mī-kō'tă),
A phylum in which the sexual (teleomorph or perfect) part of the life cycle has not been discovered; only the asexual (anamorph or imperfect) part of the life cycle has been found.
See also: Fungi Imperfecti.

Deuteromycota

/Deu·tero·my·co·ta/ (-mi-ko´tah) the Fungi Imperfecti; a large heterogeneous group of fungi, ordinarily treated as a division, whose sexual stage does not exist or has not yet been discovered; subclassification is in form-classes, form-orders, etc., until their sexual stage is identified.

Deuteromycota

see FUNGI IMPERFECTI.

Deuteromycota

the phylum of fungi known as Fungi Imperfecti, containing Cryptococcus, Candida and some Microsporum and Trichophyton spp.