from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of pyrenomycetous fungi of the family Melogrammataceæ. It has the perithecia more or less buried in a black somewhat cushion-shaped or elevated stroma. The spores are elongate, brown, and several-septate. M. vagans is a common species on dead branches of Carpinus in Europe and America.
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