plural noun Cap·no·di·a·ce·ae \(ˌ)kapˌnōdēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Capnodiaceae

  1. :  a family of ascomycetous fungi that includes most of the sooty molds, is usually placed in the order Dothideales but sometimes in Perisporiales, and is characterized by dark-colored mycelium and a dark massive brittle stroma

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Origin and Etymology of capnodiaceae

New Latin, from Capnodium, type genus + -aceae

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