Marasmius

noun Ma·ras·mi·us \ -mēəs \

Definition of Marasmius

:a genus of mostly small-sized white-spored mushrooms (family Agaricaceae) having a tough leathery stem and cap and lacking both ring and volva — see fairy ring, thread blight

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Origin and Etymology of marasmius

New Latin, from Late Latin marasmus


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