Definition of Auriculariaceae
1. Noun. Fungi having gelatinous sporophores.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Tremellales, Tremellales
Member holonyms: Auricularia, Genus Auricularia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auriculariaceae
Literary usage of Auriculariaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"The family Auriculariaceae with us contains Auricularia, the Jew's ear, a gelatinous ear like fungus growing singly or in clustered masses on Sambucus ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"... (Auriculariaceae), and also (idem 110-119) 23 new species distributed among 16 genera.—GP CLINTON (idem 128-156) has published in preliminary form the ..."
3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"... and the basidia are directly continuous with the hyphae of the Fungus. Otherwise, the basidia of Auriculariaceae, Tremellaceae, ..."