plural noun
Thel·​e·​pho·​ra·​ce·​ae | \ ˌtheləfəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Thelephoraceae

: a family of fungi (order Agaricales) having leathery or membranous sporophores with smooth or corrugated basidial surfaces

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History and Etymology for Thelephoraceae

New Latin, from Thelephora, type genus (from Greek thēlē teat, nipple + New Latin -phora) + -aceae

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