Clavaria

noun
Cla·​var·​ia | \ kləˈva(a)rēə \

Definition of Clavaria

: a genus (the type of the family Clavariaceae) of fleshy mostly saprophytic and edible fungi having the hymenium over the surface of simple or branched club-shaped or corallike sporophores

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History and Etymology for Clavaria

New Latin, from Latin clava club + New Latin -aria

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“Clavaria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clavaria. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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