Definition of Genus phallus
1. Noun. Genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Phallaceae, Phallaceae
Member holonyms: Common Stinkhorn, Phallus Impudicus, Phallus Ravenelii
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phallus
Literary usage of Genus phallus
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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 Phallus may be readily distinguished by the cylindrical shape of the spore receptacles and the intolerable odour. ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"... &c. are to be rejected, as mere members of the genus Phallus. He therefore proposes to characterize it as follows ..."
3. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"... &c. are to be rejected as mere members of the genus Phallus. Indeed, though Pries does not consider ..."
4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"This is especially true of the genus Phallus and its allies. People have been known to search a long time for the dead animal which judging from the odor, ..."
5. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"In the genus Phallus is found the esculent Morel, which has an ovate, cellular pileus, with the stipe naked and wrinkled. This species is not uncommon in ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1818)
"... ventilating mines or hospitals, Ixxi. 395 Ventenat, M. his Tableau du Hegne Vegetal reviewed by M. Four- croy, xxix. 555. On the genus Phallus, xxxii. ..."
7. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"30) feeding upon a fungus belonging to the genus Phallus; and I demonstrated by dissections in 1883 the fact that it sometimes feeds largely on the smaller ..."