Definition of Genus Auricularia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Auriculariaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Auriculariaceae, Family Auriculariaceae
Member holonyms: Auricularia Auricula, Ear Fungus, Jew's-ear, Jew's-ears
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Auricularia
Literary usage of Genus Auricularia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bibliographical Index of North American Fungi by William Gilson Farlow (1905)
"... and Exidia which an examination of specimens proves to belong really to the genus Auricularia as well as certain species of ..."
2. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1827)
"In his Systema Orbis Vegetabilis, M. FRIES has proposed to restore the old genus Auricularia of BULLIARD, and to retain under Thelephora only those species ..."
3. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"... This is a small family of which the best known is the genus Auricularia, which develops conspicuous ear-shaped fruit-bodies upon rotten wood. ..."