: a genus of fleshy or membranous white-spored mushrooms (family Thelephoraceae) having the shape of a club, shelf, or funnel and resembling Cantharellus but having the hymenium at most only rugose and not in prominent gills

Word History


New Latin, irregular from Latin crater

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“Craterellus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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