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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of discomycetous fungi having the apothecia fleshy, superficial, and frequently colored. It is named from the principal genus Peziza. Sometimes written Pezizine√¶.

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  • n. order of mostly saprophytic fungi having cup-shaped ascocarps


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