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Related to family Cortinariaceae: Agaricus, Pholiota
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|Noun||1.||family Cortinariaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales|
fungus family - includes lichen families
Cortinarius, genus Cortinarius - the largest genus in the Agaricales; agarics having rusty spores and prominent cortinae (cobwebby partial veils)