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|Noun||1.||family Sclerodermataceae - a family of fungi or order Sclerodermatales with a single-layered peridium; includes earthballs|
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Sclerodermatales, Sclerodermatales - an order of fungi having a peridium surrounding a gleba (sometimes placed in subclass Homobasidiomycetes)