Definition of Genus Stropharia
1. Noun. Genus of gill fungi with brown spores that is closely related to Agaricus; here placed in its own family Strophariaceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Strophariaceae, Strophariaceae
Member holonyms: Stropharia Ambigua, Stropharia Hornemannii, Stropharia Rugoso-annulata
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Stropharia
Literary usage of Genus Stropharia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"... genus Stropharia There are about seven species of this genus in America. The spores are brown, there is no volva, the stem has a collar, ..."
2. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"... of a sub- annulate ring in the young stage of the present species and consequently it might with equal propriety be placed in the genus Stropharia, ..."
3. Education Department Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1908)
"The spores of this species have such a decidedly brown hue that the species was thought to belong to the genus Stropharia. But in a good light a slight ..."
4. Bulletin by New York State Museum of Natural History, New York State Museum (1909)
"Fr., and this makes it doubtful whether the species would not better be placed in the genus Stropharia. The cap is 1-2 inches broad and convex or nearly ..."