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cup fungus

noun

Definition of CUP FUNGUS

:  any of an order (Pezizales) of mostly saprophytic ascomycetous fungi with a fleshy or horny apothecium that is often colored and typically shaped like a cup, saucer, or disk

First Known Use of CUP FUNGUS

circa 1905

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