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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a genus of white-spored agarics with flat or funnel-shaped cap and elastic stem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of white-spored agarics having no annulus or volva and the gills mostly decurrent. C. laccata is a common and widely distributed species.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a genus of agarics with white to pale yellow spore deposits and fleshy stalks centrally attached to the cap and closely attached gills

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