genus Tuber


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Noun1.genus Tuber - type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically trufflesgenus Tuber - type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Tuberaceae, Tuberaceae - family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple
earth-ball, earthnut, truffle - any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
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Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of the genus Tuber, the 'true ruffles'.
TRUISM A Wooden fruit-basket B A self-evident truth C Fungus of the genus Tuber who am I?
Truffle fungus is the fruiting body of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus, predominantly one of the many species of the genus Tuber.