One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of numerous ascomycete fungi constituting the (former) order or class Discomycetes, characterized by a fruiting surface that is well exposed at maturity.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in London Journal Botany. From scientific Latin Discomycetes, former order name and (in later use) former class name from classical Latin disco- + scientific Latin -mycetes.
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