Definition of Hygrocybe
1. Noun. A genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae
Member holonyms: Conic Waxycap, Hygrocybe Acutoconica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hygrocybe
Literary usage of Hygrocybe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."