mollisiaceae

plural noun
mol·​lis·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ məˌlisēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of mollisiaceae

: a family of fungi (order Helotiales) having the hymenium of the apothecium surrounded by a pseudoparenchymatous rim of dark mostly thick-walled cells

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History and Etymology for mollisiaceae

New Latin, from Mollisia, type genus (irregular from Latin mollis soft + New Latin -ia) + -aceae

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“Mollisiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mollisiaceae. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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