plural noun

: a family of small fungi (order Nidulariales) comprising the bird's-nest fungi and having the spores formed in peridioles borne in the peridium like eggs in a nest compare sphaerobolaceae

Word History


New Latin, from Nidularia, type genus + -aceae

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“Nidulariaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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