fungus family

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Noun1.fungus family - includes lichen familiesfungus family - includes lichen families    
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
Erysiphaceae, family Erysiphaceae - family of fungi parasitic mostly on leaves; includes powdery mildews
family Sphaeriaceae, Sphaeriaceae - parasitic fungi having globose and sometimes necked or beaked perithecia
Ceratostomataceae, family Ceratostomataceae - fungi having carbonous perithecia with long necks
family Hypocreaceae, Hypocreaceae - family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales
family Xylariaceae, Xylariaceae - family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores
family Helotiaceae, Helotiaceae - a fungus family of order Helotiales
family Sclerotiniaceae, Sclerotiniaceae - a fungus family of order Helotiales
family Sclerodermataceae, Sclerodermataceae - a family of fungi or order Sclerodermatales with a single-layered peridium; includes earthballs
family Rhizopogonaceae, Rhizopogonaceae - a family of fungi of order Hymenogastrales having round subterranean sporophores
family Mucoraceae, Mucoraceae - large family of chiefly saprophytic fungi that includes many common molds destructive to food products
Entomophthoraceae, family Entomophthoraceae - mostly parasitic lower fungi that typically develop in the bodies of insects
Chytridiaceae, family Chytridiaceae - a family of aquatic fungi of order Chytridiales
Blastodiaceae, family Blastodiaceae - a family of saprobic fungi of order Blastocladiales
family Synchytriaceae, Synchytriaceae - a fungus family of order Chytridiales
family Peronosporaceae, Peronosporaceae - parasitic fungi: downy mildews
Albuginaceae, family Albuginaceae - fungi that produce white sori resembling blisters on certain flowering plants
family Pythiaceae, Pythiaceae - fungi having sporangia usually borne successively and singly at the tips of branching sporangiophores
family Plasmodiophoraceae, Plasmodiophoraceae - family of fungi often causing hypertrophy in seed plants
family Tuberaceae, Tuberaceae - family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple
Clavariaceae, family Clavariaceae - fleshy fungi: coral fungi
family Lecanoraceae, Lecanoraceae - a fungus family of the division Lichenes
family Roccellaceae, Roccellaceae - a fungus family of division Lichenes
family Pertusariaceae, Pertusariaceae - a fungus family of division Lichenes
family Usneaceae, Usneaceae - fruticose lichens having prostrate or erect or pendulous thalli: genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, Alectoria
Cladoniaceae, family Cladoniaceae - a family of lichens
family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae - a family of lichens
Fungi, fungus kingdom, kingdom Fungi - the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
Coprinaceae, family Coprinaceae - used in some classifications for the genus Coprinus
family Russulaceae, Russulaceae - used in some classification systems for the genus Russula
family Strophariaceae, Strophariaceae - sometimes included in family Agaricaceae
Entolomataceae, family Entolomataceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
family Lepiotaceae, Lepiotaceae - a family of fungi having free gills and a cap that is cleanly separable from the stalk
family Thelephoraceae, Thelephoraceae - fungi having leathery or membranous sporophores
family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
family Volvariaceae, Volvariaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
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References in classic literature ?
For example, if the whole target is represented by the fungus family and the bull's eye by mushrooms, a vague thought which can only hit the target as a whole is not much use from a culinary point of view.
Like a mushroom, a truffle is part of the fungus family and is considered a delicacy for the unique flavour and aroma it lends to food because of its characteristic pungent, intense, earthy fragrance.
When a ciid species exclusively or preferably used 1 fungus family as its host (according to Kirk et al.