genus Hygrocybe

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Noun1.genus Hygrocybe - a genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales; the gills of these fungi have a clean waxy appearance
conic waxycap, Hygrocybe acutoconica - a fungus having an acutely conic cap and dry stalks
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Of the 29 species and varieties recognized in the 450 collections studied, 28 are assigned to the genus Hygrocybe and one species to Camarophyllopsis.