Definition of Genus marasmius
1. Noun. Chiefly small mushrooms with white spores.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Agaricaceae, Family Agaricaceae
Member holonyms: Fairy-ring Mushroom, Marasmius Oreades
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Marasmius
Literary usage of Genus marasmius
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1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"... The genus Marasmius belongs to the white-spored series. The plants are small, and wither and shrivel in dry weather, to revive again when wet. ..."
2. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"... while in Lentinus and Panus it is generally more or less eccentric. Many of the species of the genus Marasmius have an odor of garlic when fresh. ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"Beardslee, as the latter is writing upon the genus Marasmius and I believe is glad to get specimens and reports of any new species. ..."
4. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"It is probable that a careful study of the many species included under the old genus Marasmius would result in even further segregation. 28. ..."
5. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Textbook of Mycology by George Massee (1893)
"The remaining garlic-scented species belong to quite different sections of the genus. Marasmius ..."
6. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"This tribe is made up chiefly of the genus Marasmius, of which we have numerous,* mostly small species. A larger edible species, M. oreades, ..."
7. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"But it is not so in meadows where Agarics of the genus Marasmius and others have settled. The meadow-plants whose roots and root-stocks have been penetrated ..."