higher fungus

higher fungus
noun
: any of numerous fungi with hyphae well-developed, septate, and usually at some stage of development interwoven into a compact tissue especially in the fruiting body (as in Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes and Fungi Imperfecti) — compare lower fungus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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