bird's-nest fungus


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bird's-nest fungus

or bird's nest fungus
n.
Any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae, having a cuplike fruiting body containing several round, egglike structures that enclose the spores.

bird's-nest fungus

n
(Plants) any fungus of the family Nidulariaceae, having a nestlike spore-producing body containing egglike spore-filled structures
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Noun1.bird's-nest fungus - any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the sporesbird's-nest fungus - any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
family Nidulariaceae, Nidulariaceae - bird's-nest fungi