from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A large order of fungi including the greater part of the Hymenomycetes, as the families Thelephoraceæ, Clavariaceæ, Hydnaceæ, Polyporaceæ, and Agaricaceæ.

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

  • n. typical gilled mushrooms belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota


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