Definition of Sclerodermataceae
1. Noun. A family of fungi or order Sclerodermatales with a single-layered peridium; includes earthballs.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sclerodermatales, Sclerodermatales
Member holonyms: Genus Scleroderma, Scleroderma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerodermataceae
Literary usage of Sclerodermataceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Family sclerodermataceae: peridium broad subsessile, gleba excavate, mycelium filamentous, or thalloid in Emericella. Distribution and Role. ..."
2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"The thick-skinned puff-balls of which the common Scleroderma vulgare is the type, belong to the sclerodermataceae. The species are not numerous, ..."
3. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Silviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"Other researchers have also reported species of Amanita, Russulaceae, Boletaceae and sclerodermataceae as mycorrhizal associates of dipterocarps in Malaysia ..."