Gastrocybe


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Noun1.Gastrocybe - a genus of fungi of the family Secotiaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Secotiaceae, Secotiaceae - a family of fungi that have a stalk and cap and a wrinkled mass of tissue (the gleba) where spores are produced; are often dismissed as misshapen forms of other fungi
Gastrocybe lateritia - a species of Gastrocybe fungus that has a conic cap and a thin stalk; at first the stalk is upright but as it matures the stalk bends over and then downward; the cap then gelatinizes and a slimy mass containing the spores falls to the ground as the stalk collapses
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