clitocybe

noun, capitalized
cli·​tocy·​be | \klīˈtäsə̇ˌbē\

Definition of clitocybe 

: a genus of white-spored agarics (family Agaricaceae) with flat or funnel-shaped pileus and elastic stem — see jack-o'-lantern

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History and Etymology for clitocybe

New Latin, from clito- (from Greek klitos slope) + Middle Greek kybē head; perhaps akin to Greek kyphos bent, humpbacked

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