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Lycoperdon

noun Ly·co·per·don \ ˌlī-kō-ˈpər-ˌdän \

medical Definition of Lycoperdon

:a genus of fungi of a family (Lycoperdaceae) of the order Lycoperdales whose fruiting body tapers toward a base consisting of spongy mycelium and whose spores have been used in folk medicine to treat nosebleeds

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