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|Noun||1.||Macowanites - a stout-stemmed genus of fungus belonging to the family Secotiaceae having fruiting bodies that never expand completely|
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
Macowanites americanus - a small fungus with a fragile cap that cracks to expose the white context and a white stalk that is practically enclosed by the cap