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

see FUNGI IMPERFECTI.
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Ascomycetes and Imperfect Fungi Academic Press New York, San Francisco, USA.
Imperfect fungi, which do not decay the structure of the wood but use available sugars, often do not cause significant weight loss (Dowding 1970, Rayner and Todd 1982, Rayner and Boddy 1988).
A few species belong to the group of imperfect fungi (deuteromycetes), that is, fungi that lack a sexual stage in their life cycle.