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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ustilaginales, order Ustilaginales(noun)

    parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes


  1. Ustilaginales

    The Ustilaginales are an order of fungi within the class Ustilaginomycetes. The order contains 8 families, 49 genera, and 851 species. Ustinaginales is also known and classified as the "smut fungi". They are serious plant pathogens, with only the dikaryotic stage being obligately parasitic.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ustilaginales

    An order of basidiomycetous fungi; some species are parasitic on grasses (POACEAE) and maize.


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