Tuberaceae


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Noun1.Tuberaceae - family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large appleTuberaceae - family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Tuberales, Tuberales - small order of fungi belonging to the subdivision Ascomycota having closed underground ascocarps
genus Tuber, Tuber - type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
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Destaca-se que nossos estudos demonstraram a presenca do genero Tuber no Brasil, um fungo Ascomycota, da ordem Pezizales e familia Tuberaceae (BONITO et al., 2010).
(2004) ubicaron al genero en la familia Tuberaceae. Actualmente, de acuerdo con Lumbsch y Huhndorf (2007) y la base de datos Index fungorum, el genero Delastria se ubica como Incertae sedis dentro del orden Pezizales (Pezizomycetes, Ascomycota).
Truffle--The subterranean fruit of a fungus of the family Tuberaceae, which is highly prized as a food or condiment.