Protogasteraceae

plural noun

Pro·​to·​gas·​ter·​a·​ce·​ae
ˌprōt(ˌ)ōˌgastəˈrāsēˌē
: a family of homobasidiomycetous fungi (order Hymenogastrales) characterized by having only one glebal cavity in each basidiocarp

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Protogaster, type genus (from prot- + -gaster) + -aceae

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“Protogasteraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protogasteraceae. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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