Definitions for "Basidiomycetes"
a phylum of fungi with the Basidiomycota
a class of true fungi that produce haploid sexual spores on a specialized cell called the basidium.
A class of fungi characterized by spores formed on basidia. Included the mushrooms, toadstools, wood bracket fungi and puffballs. Some species are edible, such as Agaricus bisporus, the commercially cultivated mushrooms. A few species cause wood brown rot, white rot and dry rot in buildings.
Keywords:  basidiomycotina, see
See Basidiomycotina.