Definition of Hygrophorus

1. Noun. A genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hygrophorus

Hydromantes shastae
Hydromyinae
Hydromys
Hydrophyidae
Hydrophyllaceae
Hydrophyllum
Hydrophyllum virginianum
Hydrus
Hyemoschus
Hyemoschus aquaticus
Hygeian
Hygiea
Hygrocybe
Hygrocybe acutoconica
Hygrophoraceae
Hygrophorus
Hygrophorus borealis
Hygrophorus caeruleus
Hygrophorus inocybiformis
Hygrophorus kauffmanii
Hygrophorus marzuolus
Hygrophorus purpurascens
Hygrophorus russula
Hygrophorus sordidus
Hygrophorus tennesseensis
Hygrophorus turundus
Hygroton
Hygrotrama
Hygrotrama foetens
Hyl

Literary usage of Hygrophorus

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1. A Preliminary Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut by Edward Albert White (1905)
"Usually the gills are attached to the stem and extend down it in decurrent lines, frequently branching considerably. hygrophorus ..."

2. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1893)
"hygrophorus, Tries, Hym. Eur., p. 405; Cke., Hdbk., p. 289. The essential character of the genus consists in the hymenium at length becoming soft and ..."

3. Report (1904)
"hygrophorus cantharellus Schw. Low woods. Common. Summer. hygrophorus ... hygrophorus conicus Fr. Lawns and meadows. Common. Summer. hygrophorus ..."

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