Definition of Leccinum

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

Exact synonyms: Genus Leccinum
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Boletaceae, Family Boletaceae
Member holonyms: Leccinum Fibrillosum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leccinum

Leber's idiopathic stellate neuroretinitis
Leber's idiopathic stellate retinopathy
Leber's plexus
Lebesgue integral
Lebesgue integrals
Lebesgue measurable
Lebesgue measure
Lebistes reticulatus
Leblanc process
Lebor Gabála Érenn
Leboyer method
Leboyer method of childbirth
Leccinum (current term)
Leccinum fibrillosum
Lech Walesa
Leclanche cell
Leclanché cell
Leclanché cells
Leclef phenomenon
Led Zep
Ledercillin VK

Literary usage of Leccinum

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

1. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"false morels (Gyromitra esculenta), boletes (Boletus spp., Suillus spp., Leccinum spp.), and golden chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius). ..."

2. British Entomology: Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of John Curtis by John Curtis (1840)
"7. ferrugineus Marsh. 125. 31. 8. punctatus Fab., Pans. 12. 12.—humeralis Marsh., Don. 15. 538. 3. The plant appears to be Boletus (Leccinum ..."

3. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1823)
"Leccinum edule, Gray's Nat. Arr. v. 1. p. 647. HAS. In woods. Common. Autumn. DESC. Pileus convex, or even hemispherical, becoming more dilated in age, ..."

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