imperfect fungus


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im·per·fect fun·gus

a fungus in which the means of sexual reproduction is not yet recognized; these fungi generally reproduce by means of conidia. See: Fungi Imperfecti.
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im·per·fect fun·gus

(im-pĕr'fĕkt fŭng'gŭs)
A fungus in which the means of sexual reproduction is not yet recognized; these fungi generally reproduce by means of asexual structures called conidia.
Compare: Fungi imperfecti
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