Sirobasidiaceae

plural noun

Siro·​ba·​sid·​i·​a·​ce·​ae
¦si(ˌ)rōbəˌsidēˈāsēˌē,
¦sī(-
: a family of jelly fungi (order Tremellales) with the basidia borne in chains

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Sirobasidium, type genus (from Greek seira cord, rope + New Latin basidium) + -aceae

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“Sirobasidiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sirobasidiaceae. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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