Craterellus

noun Cra·ter·el·lus \ˌkrātəˈreləs\

Definition of Craterellus

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of craterellus

New Latin, irregular from Latin crater


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