club fungus

noun

Definition of club fungus

: any of various basidiomycetes (family Clavariaceae) with a simple or branched often club-shaped sporophore

First Known Use of club fungus

1899

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club fungus

noun \ ˈkləb- \

medical Definition of club fungus

: any of a family (Clavariaceae) of basidiomycetes with a simple or branched often club-shaped sporophore

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