Definition of Family hypocreaceae
1. Noun. Family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales
Member holonyms: Claviceps, Genus Claviceps
Specialized synonyms: Mushroom Pimple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Hypocreaceae
Literary usage of Family hypocreaceae
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1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"In all, the single family Hypocreaceae* contains some sixty genera and over 800 species, one fourth perhaps of which are from the United States. LITERATURE. ..."