Aspergillaceae

plural noun
As·​per·​gil·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌaspərjə̇ˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Aspergillaceae

in some classifications
: a family of fungi (order Eurotiales) including the common molds of the genera Aspergillus and Penicillium and the fungus Thielavia basicola which is the cause of root rot or black root rot of numerous hosts

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History and Etymology for Aspergillaceae

New Latin, from Aspergillus, type genus + -aceae

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“Aspergillaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aspergillaceae. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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