Gyromitra

noun

Gy·​ro·​mi·​tra ˌjī-rō-ˈmī-trə How to pronounce Gyromitra (audio) ˌjir-ə- How to pronounce Gyromitra (audio)
: a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Helvellaceae) that are usually poisonous and often deadly when eaten and that typically have a cap which is either wavy and bumpy or has convolutions resembling a brain see false morel

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“Gyromitra.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gyromitra. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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