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pyrenomycete (noun,colloquial, pl. pyrenomycetes;ascocarp term) – originally proposed as a class of ascomycetes reproducing from unitunicate (including operculate or inoperculate) asci borne in true perithecia, i. e., poriform ascocarps with ascohymenial ontogeny; no longer accepted as scientific taxon name, but still used in a descriptive,colloquial fashion to describe any ascomycete with poriform ascocarps (pyrenocarps).

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