Definition of Hygrocybe

1. Noun. A genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hygrocybe
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae
Member holonyms: Conic Waxycap, Hygrocybe Acutoconica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hygrocybe

Hydrodamalis gigas
Hydromantes
Hydromantes brunus
Hydromantes shastae
Hydromyinae
Hydromys
Hydrophyidae
Hydrophyllaceae
Hydrophyllum
Hydrophyllum virginianum
Hydrus
Hyemoschus
Hyemoschus aquaticus
Hygeian
Hygiea
Hygrocybe
Hygrocybe acutoconica
Hygrophoraceae
Hygrophorus
Hygrophorus borealis
Hygrophorus caeruleus
Hygrophorus inocybiformis
Hygrophorus kauffmanii
Hygrophorus marzuolus
Hygrophorus purpurascens
Hygrophorus russula
Hygrophorus sordidus
Hygrophorus tennesseensis
Hygrophorus turundus
Hygroton

Literary usage of Hygrocybe

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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1901)
"Section hygrocybe. ... SECTION hygrocybe • 1. Lamellae decurrent, or sinuate with a decurrent tooth. ..."

2. Fungal Flora of the Lehigh Valley, Pa. by William Herbst (1899)
"hygrocybe. Wasserkopf. Pileus thin, campanulate, convex, even, color of chestnuts. C. (hygrocybe) castaneus. Fr. Chestnut Cortinarius. ..."

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