Definition of Genus Hygrophorus
1. Noun. A genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae
Member holonyms: Hygrophorus Borealis, Hygrophorus Caeruleus, Hygrophorus Inocybiformis, Hygrophorus Kauffmanii, Hygrophorus Marzuolus, Hygrophorus Purpurascens, Hygrophorus Russula, Hygrophorus Sordidus, Hygrophorus Tennesseensis, Hygrophorus Turundus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hygrophorus
Literary usage of Genus Hygrophorus
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1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"genus Hygrophorus The members of this genus may be recognized by their moist caps and by the waxy nature of their gills, which usually grow downward on the ..."
2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1903)
"In the genus Hygrophorus the gills become waxy with age; it has some very pretty bright colored species. We have identified Hygrophorus miniatus and ..."
3. Fungi by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1877)
"The species of the genus Hygrophorus would at first seem to have a similar geographical distribution to those of the last group ; but this is really not the ..."
4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"Another instance of inaccuracy is in the statement, in regard to the genus Hygrophorus, that the gills are ..."
5. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and edited by [Anonymus AC02893924] (1863)
"A watery texture marks the sub-genus Hygrophorus, but they do not melt entirely away like their relative the Coprinus. The green-tinted Agarics which adorn ..."