Lycoperdon

noun
Ly·​co·​per·​don | \ ˌlī-kō-ˈpər-ˌdän How to pronounce Lycoperdon (audio) \

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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“Lycoperdon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lycoperdon. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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