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|Noun||1.||family Mucoraceae - large family of chiefly saprophytic fungi that includes many common molds destructive to food products|
fungus family - includes lichen families
genus Mucor - type genus of the Mucoraceae; genus of molds having cylindrical or pear-shaped sporangia not limited in location to points where rhizoids develop
genus Rhizopus - a genus of rot-causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids