Definition of Family Dematiaceae
1. Noun. Family of imperfect mushrooms having dark-colored hyphae or conidia.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Moniliales, Order Moniliales
Member holonyms: Cercospora, Genus Cercospora, Genus Ustilaginoidea, Ustilaginoidea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Dematiaceae
Literary usage of Family Dematiaceae
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1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"The family DEMATIACEAE with fuscous or black floccose hy- phae is a large one ; while the spores are occasionally nearly or quite hyaline the hyphae are ..."
2. The Intestinal Putrefactions: Clinical Studies of Enterocolitis by Charles Fenner Peckham (1916)
"... family Dematiaceae: conidia never borne in sporangia; septate mycelia; hyphae and conidia are both dark or smoky; conidia never spiral or radiate; ..."
3. Bulletin by Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (1914)
"Cohn failed to recognize that Corda had described in 1839 two fungi belonging to and still retained in the family Dematiaceae to which he gave the generic ..."