Fungi Imperfecti, imperfect fungi


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Fungi Imperfecti, imperfect fungi

or

Deuteromycota

an artificial grouping of fungi with no known perfect (sexual) stages. Imperfect fungi contain stages of some ASCOMYCETES and BASIDIOMYCETES.
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