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Related to Phallales: order Phallales
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Noun1.Phallales - order of fungi comprising the stinkhorns and related forms whose mature hymenium is slimy and fetidPhallales - order of fungi comprising the stinkhorns and related forms whose mature hymenium is slimy and fetid; sometimes placed in subclass Homobasidiomycetes
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
class Gasteromycetes, class Gastromycetes, Gasteromycetes, Gastromycetes - fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
family Phallaceae, Phallaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Phallales and comprising the true stinkhorns
carrion fungus, stinkhorn - any of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales; "the foul smell of the stinkhorn attracts insects that carry the spores away on their feet"
dog stinkhorn, Mutinus caninus - a stinkhorn having a stalk without a cap; the slimy gleba is simply plastered on its surface near the apex where winged insects can find it
Clathraceae, family Clathraceae - family of fleshy fungi resembling stinkhorns
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Las especies y formas de Dictyophora (Fungi, Basidiomycetes, Phallales) en Mexico y observaciones sobre su distribucion en America Latina.
There was no clear preference among the mushroom orders evaluated: Phallales and Lecanorales were not readily eaten, but there was only one representative of each order, so it is hard to draw conclusions about their relative acceptance (Table 2).
cadaverica are interpreted to be a Phallales fungus mimicry (TEICHERT et al.
Las accesiones correspondientes a Leotiales, Gomphales y Phallales fueron encontradas todas sobre suelo (SU).