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a phylum of the kingdom FungiFungi
, kingdom of heterotrophic single-celled, multinucleated, or multicellular organisms, including yeasts, molds, and mushrooms. The organisms live as parasites, symbionts, or saprobes (see saprophyte).
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Hunter, Illustrated Genera of Imperfect Fungi, APS Press, Minnesota, Minn, USA, 4th edition, 1998.
Ascomycetes and Imperfect Fungi Academic Press New York, San Francisco, USA.
This group is primarily composed of imperfect fungi and the Ascomycetes (Rayner and Todd 1982).