from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of discomycetous fungi, growing on the ground and closely allied to the morels (Morchella), type of the Helvellaceæ.
  • n. A fungus belonging to this genus.

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

  • n. any fungus of the genus Helvella having the ascocarps stalked or pleated or often in folds


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