Definition of Genus Scleroderma
1. Noun. Genus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies: false truffles.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Sclerodermataceae, Sclerodermataceae
Member holonyms: Earthball, False Truffle, Hard-skinned Puffball, Puffball, Scleroderma Aurantium, Scleroderma Citrinum, Scleroderma Flavidium, Star Earthball, Scleroderma Bovista, Smooth Earthball
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Scleroderma
Literary usage of Genus Scleroderma
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1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"genus Scleroderma The species of the genus Scleroderma, or thick-skinned puff- balls, represent a transition from the subterranean forms to those which ..."
2. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"Monograph upon the Hymenopterous genus Scleroderma.—Trans. Entom. Soc. II. p. 164. 38. On a new genus of Coleopterous Insects from Corfu. — Trans. Entom. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1919)
"But I find no genus "Scleroderma" in Agassiz's works. The name is probably a slip of memory, ..."
4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1823)
"Persoon, in his Synopsis Fungorum, has thrown together, under the genus Scleroderma, several very anomalous species ..."
5. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1884)
"On the habits and affinities of the Hymenopterous genus Scleroderma, with descriptions of new species: 1881: pp. 109—116. ..."
6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"A New Species of the Hymenopterous genus Scleroderma from the Galapagos Islands. By Charles T. Brues. (Issued June 16, 1919) Price for the three papers . ..."