Tulostomaceae

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

Definition of Tulostomaceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tulostomaceae

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


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