Rhizopogon

noun Rhi·zo·po·gon \ˌrīzəˈpōˌgän\

Definition of Rhizopogon

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Hymenogastraceae) that produce subterranean sporophores resembling tubers with 2-spored to 8-spored basidia in a compact gleba of irregular chambers

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Origin and Etymology of rhizopogon

New Latin, from rhiz- + -pogon


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