Hydnaceae

plural noun Hyd·na·ce·ae \ hidˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Hydnaceae

: a family of fungi (order Agaricales) that are distinguished by a hymenium spread out over teeth, spines, or warty emergences or a fleshy, woody, or leathery fruiting body and that include several which cause rot in timbers and a few which are edible

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Origin and Etymology of hydnaceae

New Latin, from Hydnum, type genus + -aceae


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