genus Xylaria

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Noun1.genus Xylaria - type genus of Xylariaceae; fungi with perithecia in the upper part of erect black woody stromata
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Xylariaceae, Xylariaceae - family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores
black root rot fungus, Xylaria mali - fungus causing black root rot in apples
dead-man's-fingers, dead-men's-fingers, Xylaria polymorpha - the fruiting bodies of the fungi of the genus Xylaria
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New records of the genus Xylaria (Ascomycota, Xylariaceae) from the Republica Argentina.
Many bioactive compounds, including antifungal agents, have been isolated from the genus Xylaria residing in different plant hosts, The bioactive compound isolated from the culture extracts of the endophytic fungus Xylaria sp.