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1. Basidiomycetes (club fungi)
A class of true fungi more commonly known as club fungi, so called because they produce their spores at the tips of swollen hyphae that look a bit like clubs or baseball bats. This division includes mushrooms, puffballs, earth stars, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, rust, smuts, jelly fungi and bird's-nest fungi.

2. Basidiomycetes
The club fungi, a major group of fungi that all produce a structure (basidium) on which basidiospores are produced. Includes mushrooms and toadstools.