Xylaria

noun
Xy·lar·ia | \zīˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Xylaria 

: the type genus of Xylariaceae comprising fungi with perithecia borne in the upper part of erect black corky or woody stromata — see black root rot

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History and Etymology for Xylaria

New Latin, from xyl- + -aria

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