Boletaceae

plural noun
Bo·​le·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbōlə̇ˈtāsēˌē \

Definition of Boletaceae

: a family of pore-bearing fleshy fungi (order Agaricales) usually having the pores easily separating from the pileus and often from each other

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History and Etymology for Boletaceae

New Latin, from Boletus, type genus + -aceae

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“Boletaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boletaceae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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