Definitions for "Ascomycetes"
Keywords:  ascospores, ascus, asci, spores, fungi
large class of higher fungi .
One of the major groups of fungi, characterized by sexual spores formed within a sac-like cell called an ascus. Examples include cup fungi, morels, elven saddles, and truffles.
A group of fungi characterized by the production of sexual spores within an oval or tubular membranous sac called an ascus.
Keywords:  ascomycotina, see
see Ascomycotina