from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of the higher basidiomycetous fungi mostly of a gelatinous texture and included chiefly in the family Tremellace√¶. Two other small families occur in the tropics.

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  • n. fungi varying from gelatinous to waxy or even horny in texture; most are saprophytic


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