Definition of Genus Hydnum
1. Noun. Type genus of Hydnaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydnaceae, Hydnaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hydnum
Literary usage of Genus Hydnum
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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"It is to be observed that the genus Hydnum as established in 1753 by Linnaeus consisted wholly of stipitate plants, and it is absurd to restrict the name to ..."
2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1885)
"This genus, Hydnum repandum (Fig. 4), being so well defined, having spines instead of gills or pores, is easily distinguished from all others. ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1905)
"Many of these fungi are placed in the genus Hydnum. The four described here are edible. The coral hydnum (H\dnum coral I oides).—This grows on dead wood, ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"The spores are borne on the surface of these spines. Many of these fungi are placed in the genus Hydnum. The four described here are edible. ..."
5. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"... but superficially resembling the genus Hydnum in the distinct spines present on the hymenium. ..."
6. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"... characteristic or representative genus, with the uniform termination—aceae, eg, Agaricaceae from the genus Agaricus, Hydnaceae from the genus Hydnum. ..."
7. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"These plants belong to the genus Hydnum, and they are found only in wooded regions, usually in the presence of abundant moisture. ..."