Definition of Genus lycoperdon

1. Noun. Genus of fungi whose fruiting body tapers toward a base consisting of spongy mycelium.

Exact synonyms: Lycoperdon
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Lycoperdaceae, Lycoperdaceae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lycoperdon

genus Lucilia
genus Lufengpithecus
genus Luffa
genus Lumpenus
genus Lunaria
genus Lunda
genus Lupinus
genus Luscinia
genus Lutjanus
genus Lutra
genus Luvarus
genus Lycaena
genus Lycaeon
genus Lychnis
genus Lycium
genus Lycoperdon
genus Lycopersicon
genus Lycopersicum
genus Lycopodium
genus Lycopus
genus Lycosa
genus Lyginopteris
genus Lygodium
genus Lygus
genus Lymantria
genus Lynx
genus Lyonia
genus Lyrurus
genus Lysichiton
genus Lysichitum

Literary usage of Genus lycoperdon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"It has been transferred from the genus Lycoperdon to the genus Calvatia because it ruptures the peridium irregularly to discharge its spores, ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Trans, it is referred to the genus Lycoperdon, and Mr. Dickson has introduced it in his Fasc. Plant. Cryptog. p. ..."

3. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvement of the by William Withering (1830)
"Trans, it is referred to the genus Lycoperdon, and Dickson has introduced it in his Fasc. Plant. Cryptog. p. 24, under the name of L. phalloides. ..."

4. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"As defined above. the genus Lycoperdon is distinguished by the spinose, warted, or smooth and deciduous outer layer of the peridium, ..."

5. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1895)
"I wish to draw attention to the fact that 1 have found the greatest virtue to lie in the genus lycoperdon bovista. The genus giganteum is the largest and ..."

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