plural noun
Tu·​los·​to·​ma·​ce·​ae | \ t(y)üˌlästəˈmāsēˌē \

Definition of Tulostomaceae

: a family of fungi (order Sclerodermatales) comprising the stalked puffballs and distinguished by having sporocarps similar to the Lycoperdaceae but with the unchambered gleba raised on a stalk

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History and Etymology for Tulostomaceae

New Latin, from Tulostoma, type genus (probably from tyl- + stoma) + -aceae

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“Tulostomaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tulostomaceae. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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