BASIDIOMYCOTINA

Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotina

(noun) comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi

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24 June 2021

GENERAL

(adjective) somewhat indefinite; “bearing a general resemblance to the original”; “a general description of the merchandise”


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Coffee Trivia

Some 16th-century Italian clergymen tried to ban coffee because they believed it to be “satanic.” However, Pope Clement VII loved coffee so much that he lifted the ban and had coffee baptized in 1600.

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