Definition of Hypocreaceae
1. Noun. Family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales
Member holonyms: Claviceps, Genus Claviceps
Specialized synonyms: Mushroom Pimple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypocreaceae
Literary usage of Hypocreaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"In all, the single family hypocreaceae* contains some sixty genera and over 800 species, ... Synopsis of the North American hypocreaceae. Jour. Mycol. ..."
2. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"ELLIS AND KELLERMAN : New Kansas Fungi. ELLIS AND EVERHART : Additions to hypocreaceae. : New species of Fungi from various localities. ..."