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Noun1.Lycoperdaceae - a fungus family belonging to the order Lycoperdales; includes puffballs
fungus family - includes lichen families
Lycoperdales, order Lycoperdales - small order of basidiomycetous fungi having fleshy often globose fruiting bodies; includes puffballs and earthstars
genus Lycoperdon, Lycoperdon - genus of fungi whose fruiting body tapers toward a base consisting of spongy mycelium
puffball, true puffball - any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature
Calvatia, genus Calvatia - genus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores
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References in periodicals archive ?
Notes on Calvatia (Lycoperdaceae), II: Calvatia cretacea (Berk.) Lloyd, an Arctic montane plant.
Hydnangiaceae, Lycoperdaceae, Nidulariaceae, Tulostomataceae, Geastraceae, Clavariadelphaceae, Gomphaceae, Phallaceae (Basidiomycota).