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|Noun||1.||Xylariaceae - family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores|
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales - large order of ascomycetous fungi usually having a dark hard perithecia with definite ostioles; in more recent classifications often divided among several orders
genus Xylaria, Xylaria - type genus of Xylariaceae; fungi with perithecia in the upper part of erect black woody stromata
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