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Gyromitra

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noun Gy·ro·mi·tra \ˌjī-rō-ˈmī-trə, ˌjir-ə-\

Medical Definition of Gyromitra

  1. :  a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Helvellaceae) that are usually poisonous and often deadly when eaten and that typically have a cap which is either wavy and bumpy or has convolutions resembling a brain—see false morel




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