Thelephoraceae

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

Definition of Thelephoraceae

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

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Origin and Etymology of thelephoraceae

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


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