earthtongue

noun

Definition of earthtongue 

: any fungus of a genus Geoglossum having ascomata that resemble the sporophores of the simpler club fungi and grow on decaying logs or damp soil

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First Known Use of earthtongue

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for earthtongue

translation of New Latin Geoglossum

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